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Cold Weather Payments

Due to the recent cold weather, ‘Cold Weather Payments’ have been triggered in parts of Aberdeen South. Payments are made automatically to those that are entitled to them.

The following post codes have been triggered in Aberdeen: AB10, AB11, AB12, AB13, AB14, AB15, AB21, AB24, AB25.

Opinion - Brady Amendment

In tonight's votes I backed the Brady Amendment and the House voted to support this amendment.

Lead Ammunition

The Lead Ammunition Group considered the evidence to assess what risks lead shot may pose to human health and wildlife, as well as the impact of alternative shot made from steel.

Ross signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Ross signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate yo

Written Question: Student Immigration System

Question:
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will commission an independent review of the (a) adequacy, (b) cost effectiveness and (c) effect on the diversity of students of credibility interviews within the student immigration system. (209352)

Why I Voted Against the Withdrawal Agreement

It gave me no pleasure to vote against the Withdrawal Agreement. As a Unionist first and foremost I could not in all good conscience support a plan that would treat Northern Ireland like a foreign country within our United Kingdom and impose a regulatory border down the Irish Sea.

Opinion - Agroecology

I am pleased to be able to tell you that A UK Strategy for Agricultural Technologies was launched in 2013, designed to examine how the UK can meet the challenge of feeding a growing population without damaging the natural environment.