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A9 Accident

Mid-Scotland and Fife Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser has expressed his sadness at the fatal accident involving two lorry drivers on the A9 north of Blair Atholl, closing the A9 in both directions.

FIFE’S TOP BEACHES

Mid-Scotland & Fife Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser has praised the quality of Fife’s beaches following Keep Scotland Beautiful’s announcement that 14 of Scotland’s 61 beaches to be given awards for high standards of cleanliness, safety, and water quality are in Fife. 

PERTH & PERTHSHIRE JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS

Parliamentary motions have been lodged in the Scottish Parliament by MSP Murdo Fraser to highlight the celebrations being put on in Blairgowrie, Coupar Angus and Perth to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this weekend.

HELP GENUINE SCOTTISH FARMERS

Mid-Scotland and Fife Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser has called on the Scottish Government to help genuine farmers and end the agricultural subsidies to inactive ‘slipper’ farmers. 

MURDO FRASER: “INVEST IN PERTHSHIRE BROADBAND”

Perth & Kinross Council and the Scottish Government must work together to ensure communities across Perthshire can benefit from broadband investment: that is the call from MSP Murdo Fraser after he raised the matter in the Scottish Parliament.

MURDO BACKING FOR JOHN MUIR AWARDS

More needs to be done to encourage young people to take part in environmental and outdoor educational initiatives: that is the call from MSP Murdo Fraser who has lodged a parliamentary motion to highlight the issue in the Scottish Parliament.

SPIRIT OF STIRLING WHISKY FESTIVAL SUCCESS

The recent Spirit of Stirling Whisky Festival has received praise in the Scottish Parliament after Mid-Scotland & Fife Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser lodged a parliamentary motion on the success of the inaugural event.  The motion has received cross-party support from Labour, Liberal Democrat, SNP and fellow Conservative MSPs.

BLACK WATCH

Mid-Scotland & Fife Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser is opposed to any changes to the Royal Regiment of Scotland that will see the identity of the Black Watch and the other battalions being stripped away or amalgamated with other battalions.

NEXT GENERATION BROADBAND DEMAND FOR PERTHSHIRE

 Mid-Scotland & Fife Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser recently met with BT Scotland representatives during a presentation on Next Generation Access (NGA) Broadband and Murdo wants to see the latest infrastructure technology to be invested in Perthshire to improve broadband services.

PROTECT LOCAL HISTORIC BATTLEFIELD SITES

 Mid-Scotland & Fife Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser wants to see the historic battlefields at Dunkeld and Tippermuir by Perth protected and included in Historic Scotland’s Inventory of Historic Battlefields. The call comes as Historic Scotland launch a consultation on the 18th May to consider their inclusion in the inventory.