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Michael Moore MP’s Westminster Notes

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

Olympic Torch in the Borders

 With the London Olympics just around the corner, it was great to be part of the crowd welcoming the Torch to the Borders last week. It received a very warm reception and it was fantastic to see so many people getting behind the event. The Torch’s eight day journey through Scotland has given us an opportunity to showcase everything Scotland has to offer and I would like to thank everyone in

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Michael Moore MP’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. 

The Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic Torch

Despite the wet, windy weather, I am glad to say that the Diamond Jubilee celebrations last week were a great success here in the Borders and across the UK. It was great to see so many local communities getting together to congratulate the Queen on 60 years serving the country, making it an extremely memorable and enjoyable occasion. From one historic event to another, last week’s celebrations follow swiftly onto the …

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  • User AvatarBruce Marsland 15th Dec - 6:57pm
    We do seem politically very naive, don't we? Whether it's winning votes in university constituencies and then doing the infamous u-turn on tuition fees, or...
  • User AvatarTom Harney 15th Dec - 6:54pm
    Thank you David and Laurence, it seems that I have to read the right newspapers - or their websites - to see things that the...
  • User AvatarTom Harney 15th Dec - 6:49pm
    Thank you, Laurence. My belief was for a long time that this idea of community politics was something which was attractive to all members. OK...
  • User AvatarLaurence Cox 15th Dec - 6:48pm
    @David Allen See my posting at 12:45pm above.
  • User AvatarDavid Allen 15th Dec - 6:44pm
    Why has nobody mentioned https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/dec/14/lib-dems-warned-not-to-back-december-election-vince-cable-tim-farron Those who cannot learn tough lessons from history will be condemned to repeating them.
  • User AvatarTom Harney 15th Dec - 6:34pm
    My comment to Mark. I do understand what the theory is about seeing contributions in advance. It certainly didn’t happen in the case of the...
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