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Michael Moore’s Westminster Notes

Every week Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore writes a column for newspapers in his Borders constituency. Here’s this week’s edition.

Mobile phone coverage

Mobile phone service ‘not spots’ across my constituency remain a huge frustration for local people and have a serious knock-on effect for businesses and Borderers going about their daily lives. As local MP, I have been working for many years to tackle this issue and I have welcomed the UK Government’s commitment, through the Mobile Infrastructure Project, to invest £150million to improve mobile phone signal in rural areas and on key transport routes.

Last week I …

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  • User AvatarCaron Lindsay 27th Nov - 5:56pm
    Simon, that's why David Laws has called for a proportional English Grand Committee which would be the fairest way of resolving that particular issue.
  • User AvatarSimon McGrath 27th Nov - 5:52pm
    The elephant in the room of course is why the English ( and in some cases Welsh and N Irish) will have no ability to...
  • User Avatartez 27th Nov - 5:49pm
    He is correct the door is open to all the people of the EU however not all want to come but at net 150,000 per...
  • User AvatarBill le Breton 27th Nov - 5:43pm
    This is what the National Audit Office has to say about what Tony rightly describes as the current carnage, “Local authorities have worked hard to...
  • User AvatarNick Barlow 27th Nov - 5:40pm
    Thanks for the breakdown, Ryan.
  • User Avatarmatt (Bristol) 27th Nov - 5:23pm
    The party needs to communicate well on this, particularly highlighting the beneficial effects of it being a cross-party commission - and then point hard to...