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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 20th Mar - 9:51pm
    Mark, surely it's ok if they actually have decent values - and they have the profile to get noticed.
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 20th Mar - 9:28pm
    Fiona - Of course the sixty five year olds may well have been paying NI since they were 16 (a total of 49 years).
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 20th Mar - 9:15pm
    @ David Evans Not forgetting the execution of Timothy Evans (and the great campaign led by our own Ludovic Kennedy to clear his name) -...
  • User AvatarTim13 20th Mar - 9:03pm
    Sheila Gee Even on the 2016 vote, it was only 52% "Leave" to 48% "Remain", so I find your lumping together all those not voting...
  • User AvatarDavid Evans 20th Mar - 8:59pm
    I worry when JoeB says things like "and let the British investigators and judicial process follow its customary rigour in determining culpability in due course."...
  • User AvatarFiona 20th Mar - 8:34pm
    I too think that it's wrong to stop paying NI just because you turn 65. I suppose the original thinking was that by that time...