Galloway and West Dumfries MSP, Finlay Carson is supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust’s call for action to increase cervical screening uptake rates. Cervical screening uptake is now at a 10-year low in Scotland, and more women each year are being diagnosed with cervical cancer.
The SNP has told people awaiting a new Scottish Government licence for air weapons to store their guns at a friend’s house.
Justice secretary Michael Matheson confirmed 5436 people had applied for a licence under the SNP scheme since November 1.
Finlay Carson MSP has written to Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, urging her support to bring the Galloway Viking Hoard back to the region.
Finlay Carson MSP has called on broadband service suppliers to introduce a universal trigger so that problems at local exchanges are identified without numerous customers having to contact their supplier and report the same fault.
The Galloway and West Dumfries MSP contacted BT to propose this mechanism after noticing a trend in the amount of people who were contacting him to report problems with their broadband connections.
Finlay Carson MSP has put down a motion in the Scottish Parliament in which he welcomes the results of a new study by EventScotland, which found that the Tour of Britain created an additional £241,277 for the economy of Dumfries and Galloway.
Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson today urged action on ‘long overdue’ improvements to the A75.
Attending the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee today Finlay raised a number of concerns over the lack of action from Transport Scotland on improvements to the vital route between Gretna and Stranraer.