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MURDO HOPES LATEST INCINERATOR PLANNING REFUSUAL IS LAST IN LONG RUNNING SAGA

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP Murdo Fraser has welcomed the latest planning refusal for the Grundon Incinerator proposal in Perth.The £100 million project was dramatically turned down by Scottish Ministers, but Grundon Estates Manager Andrew Short said that the group was “considering our position in terms of our next steps.”

MSP backs Litter Week of Action

Liz Smith, Scottish Conservative MSP for Mid Scotland & Fife has given her support to the first Litter Week of Action will be a dedicated week of activity highlighting the major issue of littering from vehicles. Supporters of the week will be encouraged to carry out educational and enforcement activities during this week, reaching out to road and rail users, and pushing the key messages.

DECADE OF EXTREME WEATHER COULD NECESSITATE GM CROPS

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP Murdo Fraser has reiterated his support for the use of GM crops and believes that unpredictable UK weather patterns may necessitate the accelerated use of GM crops.

MSP calls on public to be very vigilant about countryside fires

Liz Smith, Scottish Conservative MSP for Mid Scotland & Fife has called on the public to be very vigilant about the potential of countryside fires. The call comes following a large wildfire between Laggan and Dalwhinnie which has been ongoing since Sunday 14th July.

MURDO WANTS GREATER OUTDOOR EDUCATION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS

As the good summer weather continues increasing numbers of children are venturing out to enjoy the countryside. However, there are dangers lurking in the woods and Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP Murdo Fraser would like to see children given a greater education in bush craft and wilderness skills.