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Liz backs Munro Appeal for AK Bell Library Exhibition


Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP and “Munro bagger” Liz Smith, has given her backing to an appeal from the Munro Society for photographs and artefacts to go on display at the AK Bell Library in Perth as part of events to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Hugh Munro.

Murdo and Liz welcome Perth High School Funding


Mid-Scotland and Fife MSPs, Murdo Fraser and Liz Smith, have welcomed indications from Perth and Kinross Council that they plan to replace the ageing Perth High School as part of a £50 million project.

Murdo calls on commuters to take extra care in Storm Hector


Mid-Scotland and Fife MSP Murdo Fraser has called on motorists and pedestrians to take extra care in the wake of high winds as a result of Storm Hector.

The summer storm has seen gusts of up to 70mph and the Tay Bridge was closed to motorists this morning.

Spike in Tayside Drug Deaths


Statistics released from ISD Scotland have shown that there has been an increase in drug-related deaths between 2015 and 2016 in NHS Tayside.

Agency Nursing costs spiral in Tayside and Fife


According to official statistics, spending on bank and agency nursing staff has increased over the past five years by a significant 56% in Fife and a huge 155% in Tayside.

Liz wants answers as new bridge fails to handle congestion


Frustration has been building for motorists travelling across the new Queensferry Crossing with figures revealing that the average speed during rush hour is less than 25mph.

The figures were revealed in a Freedom of Information Request submitted by the Scottish Conservatives.