11th July 2018 / News

ANGUS GROWERS WARN OF WORST FARMING STRESS SINCE FOOT-AND-MOUTH

ANGUS GROWERS WARN OF WORST FARMING STRESS SINCE FOOT-AND-MOUTH    “STOP THE BREXIT ROT” – TORY POLICIES DAMAGING SOFT FRUIT...
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10th July 2018 / News

ANGUS SOUTH MSP HIGHLIGHTS FALL IN VANDALISM OVER LAST DECADE

ANGUS SOUTH MSP HIGHLIGHTS FALL IN VANDALISM OVER LAST DECADE   SNP GOVERNMENT SUCCESSFULLY TACKLING CRIME IN ANGUS   Angus...
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5th July 2018 / News

Small Business Saturday-IDEA Award

Small Business Saturday are partnering with IDEA Award to bring you free online training and community support for entrepreneurs - get involved #smallidea Small...
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5th July 2018 / News

Open Trains

Details of Scotrail's plans for the Open can be found by visting scotrail.co.uk/theopen. Between Thursday 19 and Sunday 22 July, there will...
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2nd July 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Delighted to be Appointed Scottish Government Minister

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his delight at being appointed a Scottish Government minister.   Following a...
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26th June 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Backs Royal Mail’s Dog Awareness Week

Graeme Dey MSP for the Angus South Constituency has given his backing to Royal Mail’s Dog Awareness Week after 211...
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26th June 2018 / News

GRAEME DEY CALLS ON UK GOVERNMENT TO DETAIL FARMING SUPPORT POST-BREXIT

GRAEME DEY CALLS ON UK GOVERNMENT TO DETAIL FARMING SUPPORT POST-BREXIT   Angus South Constituency MSP, Graeme Dey, has called...
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25th June 2018 / News

Pay rise for NHS staff

NHS Scotland staff will be offered at least a 9% pay rise over the next three years - the highest...
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22nd June 2018 / News

Column

The Members Debate system in the Scottish Parliament affords backbench MSPs an opportunity to highlight and lead discussion on topics...
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20th June 2018 / News

Debate: Scottish Crown Estates Bill

Yesterday Graeme Dey MSP spoke on behalf of the Environment Climate Chnage and Land Reform Committee to open a debate...
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20th June 2018 / News

Members Debate: Women in Engineering Day

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for the Angus South Constituency, took part in a Members Business Debate to mark...
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19th June 2018 / News

Angus South Constituency MSP Welcomes New Attainment Figures

Angus South Constituency MSP Welcomes New Attainment Figures   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed news...
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19th June 2018 / News

Entries for The Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2018 Are Now Open!

Entries for The Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2018 Are Now Open! The Social Enterprise Awards are the biggest celebration of...
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19th June 2018 / News

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT WINS FRACKING CASE

The Court of Session has today rejected a petition by Ineos Upstream Ltd and Reach Coal Seam Ltd that sought...
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18th June 2018 / News

Action on Plastic Zero Waste Towns Initiative

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey is calling on local groups to bid for a share of up to £500,000...
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18th June 2018 / News

Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme

Payments worth £7 million to Scottish sheep producers will arrive in farmers’ bank accounts in the coming weeks. The Scottish...
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18th June 2018 / News

SNP MSPs SIGN UP FOR CARERS WEEK

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TOPPING UP CARER'S ALLOWANCE SNP politicians have led the way in signing up to support and celebrate the...
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15th June 2018 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 11th June

Graeme has this week lodged three motions in Parliament celebrating some fantastic achievements. Motion S5M-12718: Arbroath Bowling Club Wins Scottish Inter...
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15th June 2018 / News, Speeches

National Council of Rural Advisors

The Rural Economy Secretary yesterday made a statement on the work of the National Council of Rural Advisers. Graeme Dey...
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14th June 2018 / News

Members Debate: Banning the Sale of Energy Drinks to Under 16s

Yesterday evening in the Scottish Parliament, MSPs debated a motion put forward by Graeme Dey MSP titled 'Banning the Sale...
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13th June 2018 / News

Angus South MSP Urges Locals to Have Their Say on Future of Rural Economy

Angus South MSP Urges Locals to Have Their Say on Future of Rural Economy   Graeme Dey MSP for the...
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13th June 2018 / News

Local MSP Highlights Growing Number of Modern Apprenticeships in Angus

Local MSP Highlights Growing Number of Modern Apprenticeships in Angus    Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency has welcomed...
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13th June 2018 / News

Scottish Water Arbroath Work

Scottish Water will be undertaking essential emergency repair work to the sewer located in High Street in Arbroath (between Hill...
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13th June 2018 / News, Speeches

Tackling Climate Change Update

The Climate Change Secretary yesterday updated Parliament on the progress that Scotland is making in tackling climate change.    ...
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12th June 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Praises Strong Progress on Climate Change

Graeme Dey MSP Praises Strong Progress on Climate Change MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed news...
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11th June 2018 / News

FOREIGN INVESTMENT UP 7% ACROSS SCOTLAND

FOREIGN INVESTMENT UP 7% ACROSS SCOTLAND   SCOTLAND SECOND MOST ATTRACTIVE PART OF UK FOR INVESTORS   New stats from...
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8th June 2018 / Speeches

Ensuring Appropriate Community Benefit from Onshore Wind Farm Developments.

Graeme yesterday took part in a debate on ensuring appropriate community benefit from onshore wind farm developments.   I congratulate...
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7th June 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Backs Launch of Citizens Advice Scotland’s ‘Scams Awareness Month’

Graeme Dey Backs Launch of Citizens Advice Scotland’s ‘Scams Awareness Month’   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey,...
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7th June 2018 / News

MSP Comments on Publication of UK Seafood Trade Modelling Report and Scottish Government Policy Brief

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has noted with concern an externally commissioned report that was this week published by...
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5th June 2018 / News

Local MSP Backs Healthier School Meals for Kids in Angus South

Local MSP Backs Healthier School Meals for Kids in Angus South   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey,...
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5th June 2018 / News

GRAEME DEY MSP MARKS CARERS WEEK 2018

GRAEME DEY MSP MARKS CARERS WEEK 2018   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has pledged his backing...
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5th June 2018 / News

MSP Welcomes Early Years Investment

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed Scottish Government investment which will deliver a new purpose built early learning...
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31st May 2018 / News

Local Communities Given Opportunity to Shape Democracy

Local Communities Given Opportunity to Shape Democracy   Local MSP Graeme Dey has encouraged community groups in the Angus South...
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31st May 2018 / News

Speech on Appropriate Housing for People with Learning Disabilities

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency, spoke in a Members' Business Debate on Appropriate Housing for...
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31st May 2018 / News

UK GOV FINALLY ADOPTS PROVISIONS TO ‘END SCOURGE OF NUISANCE CALLS’

Graeme Dey MSP for the Angus South Constituency has welcomed a move by the UK Government to tackle nuisance calls...
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29th May 2018 / News

Dropped Kerbs in Kirriemuir

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey has praised Angus Council’s response to his seeking the provision of additional dropped kerbs to...
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28th May 2018 / News

Scottish Water Arbroath Work

Local MSP Graeme Dey has secured a commitment from Scottish Water that it will delay work at its pumping station...
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25th May 2018 / Speeches

Debate: Report on the Consultation on the Scottish Government’s Draft National Outcomes

As Convener of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee I took part in the debate noting the findings and recommendations...
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24th May 2018 / News, Speeches

A90 Road Safety Study Question

At General Questions, Graeme sought an update from the Transport Minister on the study that BEAR Scotland has been conducting...
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18th May 2018 / News

Column

The second anniversary of the UK voting to leave the EU is almost upon us. I well remember where I...
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18th May 2018 / News, Speeches

Scottish Veterans’ Commissioner’s report on veterans’ health and wellbeing

The Cabinet Secretary for Health yesterday provided a statement on the Scottish Veterans' Commissioner's report on veterans' health and wellbeing. Graeme asked...
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17th May 2018 / News, Speeches

Erasmus+ Debate

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency, took part in a debate regarding the Erasmus+ programme. Following...
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16th May 2018 / News

GRAEME DEY HIGHLIGHTS BRIGHT FORECAST FOR SCOTLAND’S CLEAN ENERGY

GRAEME DEY HIGHLIGHTS BRIGHT FORECAST FOR SCOTLAND’S CLEAN ENERGY   Scotland forecast to be Britain’s greenest nation tomorrow (Wednesday) in...
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15th May 2018 / News

GRAEME DEY BACKS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2018

GRAEME DEY BACKS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2018   MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has raised the...
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15th May 2018 / News

MSP Welcomes Work At Carnoustie Railway Station

Local MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed a commitment from Network Rail that the car park adjacent to the northbound platform...
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11th May 2018 / News, Speeches

Energy Efficiency Debate

Graeme yesterday took part in a debate on energy efficiency.   <div style="width:auto"><div style="position:relative;height:0;padding-bottom:56.25%;"><iframe src="https://www.scottishparliament.tv/meeting/debates-a-route-map-to-an-energy-efficient-scotland-may-10-2018/embed?clip_start=15:20:19&clip_end=15:27:24" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;border:0" frameborder="no" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen mozAllowFullscreen...
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10th May 2018 / News, Speeches

Offshore Wind FMQ

Graeme at First Minister's Questions raised the importance of offshore wind in terms of tackling climate change and also for...
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9th May 2018 / News

Cowie Bridge A90 Roadworks

BEAR Scotland have informed Graeme of plans to carry out essential repair works to the A90 Cowie Bridge, Stonehaven. There...
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4th May 2018 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 30th April

Graeme this week lodged a motion in Parliament regarding the MoD's plans to sell off assorted assets in Scotland, including...
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4th May 2018 / News, Speeches

Digital Connectivity Debate

Graeme yesterday took part in a debate on digital connectivity. He focused his speech on broadband. Graeme noted that good...
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3rd May 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Hails £54.5 M to Help Tackle Fuel Poverty in Scotland

Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency has welcomed an announcement from the First Minister that £54.5 million of funding...
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3rd May 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Welcomes Approval of Changing Places Facilities at Dundee Train Station

Graeme Dey Welcomes Approval of Changing Places Facilities at Dundee Train Station Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency has...
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3rd May 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Raises Disappointment with Angus Council’s IJB Funding

Yesterday in Parliament Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency once again highlighted the issue of Angus Council failing to...
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1st May 2018 / News

£6.9M Investment in Nurse Training

Significant investment in nurse training - £6.9m as part of primary care workforce plan.   Graeme Dey MSP for Angus...
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1st May 2018 / News

GRAEME DEY WELCOMES £1 BILLION CHILDCARE INVESTMENT

GRAEME DEY WELCOMES £1 BILLION CHILDCARE INVESTMENT   Scottish Government make significant investment in families in Angus South and across...
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1st May 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Underlines Brexit Threat to Rural Scotland’s Seasonal Migrant Labour

Graeme Dey MSP Underlines Brexit Threat to Rural Scotland’s Seasonal Migrant Labour   Angus South Constituency MSP, Graeme Dey, has...
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30th April 2018 / News

Angus Council to Receive Nearly £300,000 for Winter Maintenance

It has been confirmed that Angus Council will receive nearly £300,000 from the Scottish Government to help cover the cost...
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30th April 2018 / News

MSP Welcomes Housing Funding

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has warmly welcomed an announcement from the Scottish Government that it will it provide...
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30th April 2018 / News

Tory Assault on Devolution Threatens Angus South’s Food Industry

Graeme Dey has warned that the Tory UK Government’s assault on devolution poses a significant threat to Angus South’s food...
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30th April 2018 / News

Coastal Funding

Graeme Dey MSP and Mairi Gougeon MSP have written to the Chief Executive of Angus Council following the announcement by the...
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27th April 2018 / News

Column

Graeme's latest column for the Arbroath Herald and Guide and Gazette can be read below.   As an MSP I...
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24th April 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Backs MS Awareness Week

Graeme Dey MSP Backs MS Awareness Week MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has pledged his support for...
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19th April 2018 / News, Speeches

General Questions – NHS Tayside

Today in the chamber Angus South MSP, Graeme Dey, sough a commitment from the Health Secretary, Shona Robison MSP, that the...
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18th April 2018 / News, Speeches

Statement on NHS Tayside

Yesterday the Health Secretary, Shona Robison MSP, updated the Parliament on the situation at NHS Tayside. Graeme Dey MSP asked...
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18th April 2018 / News, Speeches

Ministerial Statement on Bi Fab

Yesterday the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown MSP, updated the Parliament on the situation at...
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18th April 2018 / News, Speeches

Debate on Air Quality

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP spoke in his role as Convener of the Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, to open...
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17th April 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Welcomes Improved Broadband Coverage but Insists there is More to Be Done for Angus South

Landmark Achievement for Scottish Broadband Programme   Local MSP Welcomes Improved Broadband Coverage but Insists there is More to Be...
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13th April 2018 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 9th April

Graeme has this week lodged three motions in Parliament celebrating some fantastic achievements from Angus South residents. Motion S5M-11537 That...
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11th April 2018 / News

MSP Expresses Disappointment at Announcement from RBS

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his disappointment at the announcement that Carnoustie will see a reduction in...
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10th April 2018 / News

MSP Expresses Concern at Lack of Economic Impact Assessment on Parking Charges

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has expressed disappointment and concern at confirmation he has received from Angus Council that...
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10th April 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Hails Extra £10 million for road maintenance

Angus South MSP Hails Extra £10 million for road maintenance   Graeme Dey MSP has welcomed news that Angus Council...
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9th April 2018 / News

Dey Welcomes Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed a new £6m Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund starting to accept applications. The...
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6th April 2018 / Motions

Motions Submitted Week Beginning 2nd April

Graeme has lodged the below-listed motions in Parliament over the last week, congratulating as ever, various people and organisations across...
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6th April 2018 / News

MSP Expresses Concerns Over MoD’s Response

The Ministry of Defence has confirmed to Graeme Dey, the Angus South Constituency MSP,  that the UK Government is reneging...
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5th April 2018 / News

Scottish Government Looks to Strengthen Family Food Support

Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency, has praised Scottish Government plans to reshape the Welfare Foods Scheme, which aims...
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5th April 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Welcomes Extension of Help to Buy Scheme

Graeme Dey MSP Welcomes Extension of Help to Buy Scheme   MSP for the Angus South constituency, Graeme Dey, has...
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4th April 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Welcomes Child Poverty Delivery Plan

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed a range of Scottish Government proposals to tackle child poverty – including...
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3rd April 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Welcomes Funding for Local Produce

Graeme Dey MSP Welcomes Funding for Local Produce   Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency has welcomed news that...
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3rd April 2018 / News

MSP Welcomes Response from Transport Minister on Parking Attendants

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, has welcomed a letter from the Transport Minister Humza Yousaf which outlines...
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3rd April 2018 / News

MSP Welcomes 75 Bus Service Announcement

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, has welcomed the decision taken by Stagecoach to retain the 75 bus...
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2nd April 2018 / News

MSP Welcomes Carers Act

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the coming into force of the Carers (Scotland) Act on 1st April....
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2nd April 2018 / News

MSP Raises Concerns Over Introduction of Parking Charges

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has written to the Chief Executive of Angus Council expressing concerns over the potential...
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30th March 2018 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Ending 30th March

Graeme this week lodged motions congratulating The Learning Tree Partnership on securing a grant from the Big Lottery Fund and...
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29th March 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Welcomes Record Year for Renewables Generation

Graeme Dey MSP Welcomes Record Year for Renewables Generation   68.1% of gross electricity consumption in Scotland met by renewables.  ...
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29th March 2018 / News, Speeches

Seasonal Workers Scheme FMQ

At First Minister's Questions, Graeme raised the continued lack of clarity from the UK Government on a seasonal workers scheme....
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29th March 2018 / News

Question to the Finance Secretary

Yesterday in Parliament Graeme raised the issue of local government funding allocations with the Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay MSP. You...
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29th March 2018 / News

Better Buses Debate

Yesterday, Graeme Dey took part in a debate calling for improved bus services across Scotland. You can watch his contribution...
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29th March 2018 / News

Graeme Dey – Earth Hour 2018 Debate

Yesterday, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency, held a Members' Business Debate in his name to mark Earth Hour...
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28th March 2018 / News

Graeme Dey to Lead Parliament Debate on Earth Hour

 LOCAL MSP TO LEAD PARLIAMENT EARTH HOUR TRIBUTE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE RAISED AT HOLYROOD BY GRAEME DEY MSP...
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27th March 2018 / News

Graeme Welcomes NFRN Position On Energy Drinks Sales

Graeme Dey MSP has welcomed the news that at the National Federation of Retail Newsagents’ Scottish Conference in Inverness last week...
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23rd March 2018 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 19th March

Graeme has lodged the below-listed motions in Parliament over the last week, congratulating as ever, various people and organisations across...
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23rd March 2018 / News

UK Government Reneges on Condor Deal

Graeme Dey MSP has expressed his dismay at the revelation that a commitment that land that was supposed to be...
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23rd March 2018 / News

Working Together For Benefit Of Community

I often hear constituents and others expressing the wish that politicians could put aside their differences and work for the...
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22nd March 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Fights to Keep Vital Bus Link

Local MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has spoken out against plans to axe the Stagecoach 75 Ethiebeaton...
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22nd March 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Welcomes 80 New Social Security Jobs Available in Dundee

Recruitment is now open for the first jobs with Scotland’s new social security agency.   Successful applicants will help people...
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21st March 2018 / News

Forestry and Land Management Bill

Yesterday in Parliament, during a debate on the Forestry and Land Management Bill, Angus South MSP Graeme Dey, highlighted a recent account...
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16th March 2018 / News

Angus South MSP Welcomes Funding for Hospitalfield Trust

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has welcomed news that Hospitalfield Trust will receive continued funding support from...
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15th March 2018 / News

UK Government Threatening Renewables Progress

UK TORY GOVERNMENT THREATENING RENEWABLES PROGRESS Local MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey MSP has called out the...
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15th March 2018 / News

Scottish Exports Hit Record £6 Billion

Scottish Exports Hit Record £6 Billion   Angus South Constituency MSP, Graeme Dey, has hailed news that overseas Scottish food...
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14th March 2018 / News

Delay to New Hourly Train Service

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey has expressed deep disappointment after being informed by Scotrail that the introduction of the new hourly...
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13th March 2018 / News

Topical Question to Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

Today in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency raised the issue of the UK Government's real-terms cut in wages for...
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13th March 2018 / News

Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm – Public Exhibition

Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm - Public Exhibition SSE have now set a new date, time and venue for the Carnoustie...
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12th March 2018 / News

Letham Health and Wellbeing Centre

Local MSP Graeme Dey last week welcomed the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Shona Robison MSP, to the Letham...
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8th March 2018 / News

Survey into Local Bank Closures Across Scotland

Following a series of local bank closures across Scotland, the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee has launched...
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8th March 2018 / News

First Mentor Programme

Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency is encouraging applications to the First Mentor initiative.   It has been announced...
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7th March 2018 / News

Scottish Government Supporting New STEM Teachers

Supporting new STEM teachers   Training bursaries to become available from April.   Career changers aiming to become teachers in...
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7th March 2018

Scotland’s Plan to Tackle Climate Change and Tackle Emissions

Following the Scottish Government's announcement in Parliament yesterday regarding Scotland's plan to tackle climate change, Graeme Dey MSP asked the Environment...
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7th March 2018 / News

EU Leader Funding Members’ Debate

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP took part in a Members' Debate on EU Leader Funding. The Angus South MSP...
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23rd February 2018 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 19th February

Graeme this week lodged two motions in Parliament. He congratulated Angus Special Playscheme on securing funding and looked forward to...
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23rd February 2018 / News

SNP Budget Gives NHS Tayside Funding Boost

A funding boost delivered by the Scottish Government for NHS Tayside will support frontline health care and help meet new...
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23rd February 2018 / News, Speeches

Migration Debate

Graeme yesterday spoke in a debate on migration. He took the opportunity to highlight the issue of the seasonal migrant...
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22nd February 2018 / News

Members’ Debate on The Scottish Stone Group

Today in Parliament Graeme Dey MSP held a Members' Debate on the establishment of The Scottish Stone Group. Currently around...
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22nd February 2018 / News

RM Condor

Graeme Dey MSP has today publicly expressed concerns over the impact that disposing of the airstrip and surrounding land at...
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22nd February 2018 / News

TOURISM BOOM FOR ANGUS AS ATTRACTIONS RECORD OVER 30 MILLION VISITS

TOURISM BOOM FOR ANGUS AS ATTRACTIONS RECORD OVER 30 MILLION VISITS   Scottish tourist attractions had more visitors than ever...
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21st February 2018 / News

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT BUDGET BRINGS FUNDING BOOST FOR ANGUS

GRAEME DEY MSP WELCOMES MORE CASH FOR LOCAL SERVICES   Angus Council is set to receive a significant funding boost...
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15th February 2018 / News

GRAEME DEY MSP WELCOMES INCREASED ACCESS TO FIBRE BROADBAND IN ANGUS SOUTH

GRAEME DEY MSP WELCOMES INCREASED ACCESS TO FIBRE BROADBAND IN ANGUS SOUTH Graeme Dey, MSP for the Angus South Constituency,...
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9th February 2018 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 5th February

Graeme has lodged the below-listed motions in Parliament over the last week, congratulating as ever, various people and organisations across...
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9th February 2018 / News

Stop Skipping

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency has welcomed a commitment from Scotrail that it is reviewing its overall...
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8th February 2018 / News

NHS Range of Services

The Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland has launched a campaign called 3 Before GP. This campaign aims to encourage...
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8th February 2018 / Speeches

Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas

Yesterday in Parliament, MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, spoke in a debate on the impact of single...
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8th February 2018 / Speeches

Increasing Awareness of the Work of Veteran Charities in Scotland

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency took part in a Members' Business debate on Increasing Awareness...
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5th February 2018 / News

Cycles on Trains

Graeme is pleased to have received the following update from Scotrail regarding cycle spaces on the HSTs which will serve...
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2nd February 2018 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 29th January

Graeme has lodged the below-listed motions in Parliament over the last week, congratulating as ever, various people and organisations across...
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2nd February 2018 / News

MSP Welcomes Latest Supermarkets To End Under-16 Energy Drink Sales

SNP MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed commitments from Lidl and Co-op to ban energy drink sales to under-16s. Both supermarkets...
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2nd February 2018 / News

Record Nursing and Midwifery Students in Scotland

The number of student nurses and midwives entering Scottish Government funded degree programmes will increase by 10.8% in 2018/19 –...
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2nd February 2018 / News

Local MSP Welcomes Extension of Scottish Choices Programme

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the extension of  the Scottish Choices Programme.   The extension follows the introduction...
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1st February 2018 / News

Funding Opportunity for Local Community Groups

Opportunity for local charities and community groups in Angus South to apply for between £500 and £20,000 from the Postcode...
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1st February 2018 / News

Question to the First Minister

This afternoon during FMQs, Graeme Dey raised the serious impact that Brexit is set to have on the college, tourism...
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31st January 2018 / News

£3.4 Million Budget Boost for Angus

Local MSP for Angus South Constituency Graeme Dey, has welcomed revised budget proposals unveiled today by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay...
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30th January 2018 / News

Scottish Welfare Fund Supporting Families in Angus

Over £148 million has been granted to hard-up households since 2013 through the Scottish Welfare Fund, according to latest Scottish...
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30th January 2018 / News

Angus Schools Receive £2.1 Million Boost From Pupil Equity Fund

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that a fund aimed at boosting...
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29th January 2018 / News

The Clydesdale Bank Spirit of the Community Awards 2018 is Open for Applications

Graeme Dey MSP is encouraging community projects the length and breadth of Angus South to enter an awards programme which could see...
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26th January 2018 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 22nd January

Graeme has lodged the below-listed motions in Parliament over the last week, congratulating as ever, various people and organisations across...
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26th January 2018 / News

Angus Council’s Schools for the Future Programme

Graeme has welcomed clarity he has secured from Angus Council around its Future Schools proposals. The MSP had raised with...
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25th January 2018 / News

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Cervical screening (smear tests) provides the best protection against cervical cancer, yet screening...
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25th January 2018 / News

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day on Saturday, 27th January, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency, has visited the Holocaust...
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25th January 2018 / News

Angus Council Schools for the Future Programme

Commenting on the Angus Schools for the Future Programme, Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey said: “I very much welcome...
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24th January 2018 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Backs ‘Angus Appeal for Phones Tablets for Digital Classrooms’

After meeting with Fiona and Fredlina earlier this month from Angus Appeal Phones Tablets for Digital Classrooms, Graeme Dey MSP...
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22nd January 2018 / News

Cairnie Street Post Office

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has expressed his disappointment at the Post Office announcing that it is having to...
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22nd January 2018 / News

Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for SNP Tax Plans

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed a YouGov poll for the Times showing two to one support for...
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19th January 2018 / News

Motion Congratulating Neil Rolland

Graeme is pleased to have lodged a motion in Parliament this week congratulating his constituent Neil Rolland on being made...
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19th January 2018 / News, Speeches

Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation

Local MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has called on constituents to contribute to the Scottish Government’s new...
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19th January 2018 / News

January Column

If one word dominated 2017 then I suspect it was Brexit. Sadly, I fear it’ll retain that title over the...
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18th January 2018 / News

SCARF Calendar Competition

Graeme was delighted to meet up with Jake Cunnion and his Mum and Dad, Joanna and Robert, at Parliament today....
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18th January 2018 / News, Speeches

Autism CPG

Graeme earlier today appeared before the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee to seek approval for the creation of a...
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15th January 2018 / News

Analysis Show Single Market Impact

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey is highlighting new economic impact analysis by the Scottish Government which has confirmed that...
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15th January 2018 / News

Eligible Carers Missing Out On State Pension Boost

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has called on the UK Government to follow the lead of the Scottish Government...
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15th January 2018 / News

1587 Baby Boxes Delivered in Tayside in First Six Months of Scheme

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed figures from the Scottish Government which reveal that the transformative Baby Box...
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15th January 2018 / News

Big Energy Saving Week

Big Energy Saving Week (BESW) events will be held throughout Angus the week commencing 22nd January 2018. Angus Citizens Advice...
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12th January 2018 / Motions, News

Motions 12th January

Graeme is pleased to have recently lodged motions in Parliament congratulating Monifieth Befriending Scheme on securing funding and James Pirie...
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12th January 2018 / News, Speeches

Developing The Young Workforce

Graeme yesterday took part in a debate on developing the young workforce. <div style="width:auto"><div style="position:relative;height:0;padding-bottom:56.25%;"><iframe src="https://www.scottishparliament.tv/meeting/debate-developing-the-young-workforce-january-11-2018/embed?clip_start=16:14:05&clip_end=16:20:22" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;border:0" frameborder="no" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen...
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11th January 2018 / News, Speeches

Carer Positive Speech

Graeme was delighted to participate in a debate earlier today on the Carer Positive initiative. <div style="width:auto"><div style="position:relative;height:0;padding-bottom:56.25%;"><iframe src="https://www.scottishparliament.tv/meeting/members-business-carer-positive-employer-initiative-january-11-2018/embed?clip_start=13:04:59&clip_end=13:09:17" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;border:0"...
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11th January 2018 / News

GRAEME DEY MSP RECOGNISED AS CARER POSITIVE EMPLOYER

MSP for the Angus South Constituency, Graeme Dey, has been officially recognised as a Carer Positive employer.   Carer Positive...
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10th January 2018 / News

Graeme Dey Encourages Take Up of Flu Jab

Graeme Dey MSP has urged all eligible adults in the Angus South Constituency to take up the offer of a...
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10th January 2018 / News

Time to Talk Day

On Thursday 1st February I will be supporting Time to Talk Day! For the first time, all the UK wide...
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9th January 2018 / News

Distance Learning Postgraduate Funding

Graeme Dey MSP has welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that tuition fee loans of £5,500 are to be...
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8th January 2018 / News

MSP Highlights “Rank Hypocrisy” of Conservative Politicians

Graeme Dey MSP has accused Conservative politicians of “rank hypocrisy” and “a breathtaking level of arrogance”.   The Angus South...
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22nd December 2017 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 18th December

Graeme is delighted to have lodged motions in Parliament this week congratulating The Gin Bothy on its success at the Scottish EDGE Awards; Charleston...
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22nd December 2017 / News

Office Christmas Opening Hours

The office will be closed from Monday, 25th December to Thursday, 28th December inclusive.   The office will be open...
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21st December 2017 / News

RNLI Arbroath

Commeting on the ongoing RNLI investigation at its Arbroath station, Graeme Dey MSP said -   “Clearly this is a...
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21st December 2017 / News

Scotland On Track For Record Year of Renewable Energy

Graeme Dey MSP for the Angus South Constituency has welcomed news that Scotland is on track for a record year...
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21st December 2017 / News

Flooding Guides

The Association of British Insurers has published a couple of useful guides on how to minimise the risk of flood...
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21st December 2017 / News

MSP Secures Commitment Around Beavers

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has secured from the Scottish Government commitments around the practical management regime and compensation...
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21st December 2017 / News

R100 Broadband Programme

GRAEME DEY MSP WELCOMES UPDATE ON FUNDING FOR R100 BROADBAND PROGRAMME   Angus South Constituency MSP, Graeme Dey, has welcomed...
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21st December 2017 / News, Speeches

Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses Bill

Graeme yesterday spoke in the Stage 3 Debate of the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses Bill. At decision time, Parliament...
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20th December 2017 / News, Speeches

Energy Strategy

The Energy Minister earlier this afternoon made a statement on the Scottish Government's energy strategy. Graeme asked the Minister about...
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20th December 2017 / News, Speeches

Beavers

Graeme this afternoon asked the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform when the Scottish Government will bring forward...
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20th December 2017 / News

Merry Christmas

Graeme wishes everyone a very merry Christmas and all the best for 2018!
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20th December 2017 / News

MSP Calls for Views on Bank of Scotland Closure

Local MSP Graeme Dey is calling on any constituents with concerns about the Bank of Scotland’s plan to close its...
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19th December 2017 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Welcomes Permanent Extension to Blue Badge Scheme Criteria

LOCAL MSP WELCOMES PERMANENT EXTENSION TO BLUE BADGE SCHEME CRITERIA   Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the...
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15th December 2017 / Motions, News

Success for Arbroath Performer at Scottish Youth Theatre’s National Ensemble Motion

Graeme is delighted to have lodged a motion in Parliament congratulating Ramon Camerilleri Mortimer on his selection for the Scottish...
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15th December 2017 / Speeches

Question to the Finance Secretary on Scotland’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency, asked the Finance Secretary Derek Mackay MSP what measures the...
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14th December 2017 / News

Scotland’s Draft Budget 2018/2019

GRAEME DEY MSP WELCOMES PROGRESSIVE TAX REFORMS & HUGE INVESTMENT IN BROADBAND PROGRAMME   This afternoon Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay MSP,...
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14th December 2017 / News

Young Angus Campaigners Deliver Lesson on Learning Disability in Parliament

Young learning disability campaigners from Angus gathered at the Scottish Parliament on 12th December to tell Graeme Dey, the MSP...
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14th December 2017 / Speeches

Species Champions Debate

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South Constituency, took part in a Member's Business Debate on the Hen...
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13th December 2017 / News, Speeches

ECCLR Budget Session

Graeme thought he’d left the Deer issue behind but Budget Scrutiny and having SNH in front of the committee saw...
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12th December 2017 / News

Nominations Are Now Open for the Young Scot Awards 2018

Angus South constituency MSP, Graeme Dey, is calling on his constituents to nominate the wonderful young people they know and...
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12th December 2017 / News

NHS Winter Resilience

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Government of an additional £8.4 million for...
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11th December 2017 / Motions

Motions Submitted Since Week Beginning 20th November

Graeme has lodged the below-listed motions in Parliament over the last few weeks, congratulating various people and organisations across Angus South constituency...
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11th December 2017 / News

MSP Launches Audiology Service for Angus

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has helped to launch NHS Tayside's enhanced community based Audiology service for Angus. People...
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8th December 2017 / News

Christmas Card Competition

Absolutely delighted to announce that Grace Mckay from Muirfield Primary School won the competition to design my Christmas card for...
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8th December 2017 / News, Speeches

Low Emission Zones

The Transport Minister yesterday gave an update to Parliament on the Scottish Government's plans to put in place low emission...
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7th December 2017 / News

Bank of Scotland Carnoustie

The Bank of Scotland have revealed they will not reconsider their decision to close the bank’s Carnoustie branch from April...
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6th December 2017 / Speeches

Member’s Debate: Sue Ryder Report

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency took part in a Member's Debate on Sue Ryder care....
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5th December 2017 / News

Increased Nursing Student Numbers In Scotland

New figures from UCAS show that this year, the number of acceptances to nursing from Scotland has increased. There were...
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1st December 2017 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Thanks Local Postmen And Women As They Deliver A First Class Christmas

  Graeme Dey MSP passed on Christmas greetings to postmen and women at the Kirriemuir Delivery Office Christmas is Royal...
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30th November 2017 / News

Small Business Saturday

Graeme Dey is encouraging consumers in Angus South and across Scotland to shop locally and support the local economy this Small Business...
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30th November 2017 / News

Davidson Should Apologise To Green Industry Over Shameful Record

Graeme Dey MSP: ‘DAVIDSON SHOULD APOLOGISE TO GREEN INDUSTRY OVER SHAMEFUL RECORD’ Ruth Davidson should answer for the long list...
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30th November 2017 / News

Be Like St Andrew

Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency calls on constituents to ‘Be Like St Andrew’.   This year, in celebration...
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30th November 2017 / Speeches

Small Business Saturday 2017

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency spoke in a Member's debate on Small Business Saturday 2017....
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29th November 2017 / News

Bank of Scotland Carnoustie

Graeme was advised earlier today that the Bank of Scotland intends closing its Carnoustie branch from April next year. He...
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29th November 2017 / News

Angus Broadband Rollout Boosted by Scottish Government Investment

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the Scottish Government’s support for the roll-out of superfast broadband.   Without...
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29th November 2017 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Supporting Scotland’s Money Charity

 Last week in Parliament, Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey was pleased to support Money Advice Scotland and the development...
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28th November 2017 / News

The Learning Tree

Details of The Learning Tree's upcoming pop up book shop.
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24th November 2017 / News

MSPs Discover More About Life in the Naval Service

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey was one of the MSPs who formed a cross party group who discovered more...
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23rd November 2017 / News

MSP Welcomes Veterans Secretary’s Support for Marines

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the Scottish Government’s Veterans Secretary reiterating his support for the retention of...
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23rd November 2017 / News

MSP Welcomes Confirmation Rail Plans Remain on Track

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed confirmation that plans to introduce a new Monday-Saturday hourly rail service along...
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23rd November 2017 / News

Tories Abandon Renewables As Industry Booms

The Tories continue to stand in the way of progress on green energy after their support for a nuclear sector...
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23rd November 2017 / News

Graeme Dey Welcomes Support for BSL Learners

Scottish Government Announce Added Support for Part-Time BSL Students Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the announcement from...
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23rd November 2017 / Speeches

Reducing Flood Risk Debate

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency spoke in a debate: Working in Partnership to Reduce Flood...
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22nd November 2017 / News

Minimum Pricing on Alcohol to Come into Force on 1st May 2018

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency has welcomed the update provided by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and...
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21st November 2017 / News

One Card Library Pass Piloted in Angus

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed Angus Alive’s participation in the pilot of the new ‘One Card’ library...
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21st November 2017 / News

MSP Welcomes Broadband Meeting

Angus South Constituency MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed a meeting he brokered between Angus Council, Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband and...
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20th November 2017 / News

Pass the Badge – Start Talking

  See Me and Abandon Ship have come together to get people talking about mental health. We all have mental...
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20th November 2017 / News

Arbroath Sea Fest

Commenting on the news that Arbroath’s Seafest is to come to an end after twenty-one years, Graeme Dey, the MSP...
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20th November 2017 / News

Bowel Cancer Screening Test

  Simplified process to increase screening uptake. Thousands more people across Scotland will benefit from the roll-out of a new...
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17th November 2017 / Speeches

Support For Veterans And The Armed Forces Community In Scotland

Graeme took part in a debate in parliament on support for veterans and the armed forces community in Scotland, choosing...
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15th November 2017 / News

Graeme Dey Welcomes Supreme Court Minimum Price Ruling

SNP MSP for Angus South Constituency Graeme Dey has welcomed the UK Supreme Court’s ruling that the Scottish Government’s minimum...
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15th November 2017 / Speeches

Migration Speech

Angus South MSP, Graeme Dey, marked his 150th speech in Parliament yesterday by underlining the importance of continued EU migration...
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10th November 2017 / News

Stay Warm This Winter

New research from Scottish Gas has highlighted that having no heating or hot water would be the number one disaster...
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10th November 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 6th November

Graeme this week lodged three motions in Parliament congratulating various people and organisations across Angus South constituency for some quite fantastic...
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10th November 2017 / News

FMQs: Offshore Wind Farms in the Firths of Forth and Tay

Graeme brought up the issue of four offshore wind farms in the Firths of Forth and Tay at First Minister's...
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8th November 2017 / News

Winter Weather

As the colder weather sets in, Angus South Constituency MSP, Graeme Dey, and Angus North and Mearns MSP, Mairi Gougeon,...
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7th November 2017 / News

MSP to Hold Broadband Meeting

Angus South Constituency  MSP Graeme Dey is hosting a meeting in the Scottish Parliament next week which will see all...
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6th November 2017 / News

Living Wage Rates

The Living Wage Foundation has announced that the real Living Wage for Scotland has increased to £8.75, as part of...
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3rd November 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 30th October

Graeme this week lodged motions in Parliament congratulating various people and organisations across Angus South constituency for some quite fantastic achievements,...
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3rd November 2017 / News, Speeches

Presumption of Mainstreaming Speech

Graeme yesterday participated in a debate on the presumption of mainstreaming. In March, I led a members’ business debate on...
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2nd November 2017 / News

Consultation on Excellence and Equity for all: Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming

Consultation on Excellence and Equity for all: Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming   Graeme Dey MSP today took part...
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1st November 2017 / News

Learning Tree Partnership

The Learning Tree Partnership is holding another pop up book shop next week. Details below.
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1st November 2017 / News, Speeches

European Union’s Emissions Trading System

Roseanna Cunningham MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform yesterday gave a statement to Parliament on...
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31st October 2017 / News

Brexit Threatens Scotland’s Emissions Reduction Success

Lack of Clarity Around Future Membership OF EU’S Emissions Trading Scheme SNP MSP Graeme Dey today raised concerns over the uncertainty...
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31st October 2017 / News

Small Business Bonus Benefiting Local Companies in Angus

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, has welcomed figures showing the rising support being provided to Small Business...
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31st October 2017 / News

Local MSP Welcomes Plans for Community Based Support for Hearing Aid Users

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, has welcomed confirmation that he has received from NHS Tayside regarding its...
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27th October 2017 / Speeches

The Hydro Nation

THE HYDRO NATION, MAXIMISING THE ABUNDANT BENEFITS OF OUR WATER RESOURCES Yesterday I took part in the Hydro Nation debate....
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26th October 2017 / News

Brain Injury Identity Card

Today, Headway - the brain injury association launched the Brain Injury Identity Card in Scotland, with the support of Cabinet Secretary for...
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26th October 2017 / News, Speeches

Question on Support for Disabled People

Graeme yesterday asked the Social Security Minister what action the Scottish Government is taking to support disabled people, in light...
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25th October 2017 / News

Clock Change Increases Deer Risk on Roads

As the clocks turn back this weekend, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is warning motorists that collisions between deer and vehicles...
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25th October 2017 / News, Speeches

Workforce Concerns on Helicopter Safety in the North Sea Debate

Graeme yesterday took part in a debate on the concerns of workers regarding helicopter safety in the North Sea. As...
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25th October 2017 / News, Speeches

Fracking Debate

Graeme was yesterday delighted to speak in the debate which preceded the vote in Parliament which banned fracking in Scotland....
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25th October 2017 / News, Speeches

BSL National Plan

The Scottish Government yesterday launched its BSL National Plan. Graeme asked the Minister responsible for this matter, Mark McDonald MSP,...
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25th October 2017 / News

Fracking Ban

The Scottish Parliament yesterday backed the Scottish Government's proposed ban on fracking in Scotland - with the Tories isolated and...
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24th October 2017 / News

Angus Faces £440 Million Hard Brexit Hammering

UK GOVT MUST NOW PUBLISH OWN REPORT ON EU NO DEAL The risks of Scotland crashing out of the EU...
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20th October 2017 / News

Scottish National Investment Bank

Consultation launched on next steps Work to establish a Scottish National Investment Bank takes a step forward today with the...
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18th October 2017 / News

Employment Statistics

Scotland’s employment rate grew to 75.3% over the last quarter (June to August 2017). There are now 2,655,000 people aged...
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16th October 2017 / News

Nuisance Calls

£75,000 has been pledged to curb the threat of nuisance and scam callers. The new funding will enable call-blocking technology...
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12th October 2017 / News

VisitScotland Information Centre-Arbroath

Graeme Dey MSP has commented on the news that VisitScotland is to close its information centre in Arbroath.   “I...
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11th October 2017 / News

Brexit Bombshell: Farmers’ Incomes Could Halve After No Deal

Farmers could see their incomes cut in half after Brexit, a report by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board has...
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10th October 2017 / News

Youth Employment Target Met Four Years Ahead of Schedule

The Scottish Government has fulfilled its commitment to reduce youth unemployment by 40%, four years ahead of schedule. Analysis of...
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6th October 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 2nd October

Graeme is delighted to have this week lodged motions in Parliament congratulating various people and organisations across Angus South constituency for...
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6th October 2017 / News, Speeches

Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Bill Stage 1 Debate

Graeme yesterday spoke in his capacity as the Convenor of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee in the...
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5th October 2017 / News

£5m more to support NHS winter plans

An additional £5 million is being given to NHS boards to support winter resilience across health and social care. Health...
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4th October 2017 / News

Universal Credit

From today recipients of Universal Credit in Scotland will be offered two new ways to help them manage their money....
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4th October 2017 / News

Graeme Dey MSP urges Angus South Residents to Join the Fight Against Flu

Graeme Dey MSP has encouraged eligible residents to join the fight against flu this winter by ensuring they are vaccinated...
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4th October 2017 / News, Speeches

Fracking Ban Question

After the Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, announced the Scottish Government's intention to put in place a ban on fracking, Graeme...
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3rd October 2017 / News

Rural Economy Secretary seeks reassurance over Scottish Protected Food Names

The action outlined below that the Rural Economy Secretary is taking is important for Scotland's food and drink industry. The...
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3rd October 2017 / News

Scotland to ban fracking!

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse has announced that subject to the support of parliament fracking will NOT take place in Scotland......
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2nd October 2017 / News

Funding for Veterans

Veterans and ex-service charities across Scotland will continue to be supported with grant funding from the Scottish Government, the Veterans...
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29th September 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 25th September

Graeme is delighted to have this week lodged motions in Parliament congratulating various people across Angus South constituency for some quite...
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29th September 2017 / Speeches

Flexible Working Speech

Graeme yesterday took part in a debate on flexible working. He took the opportunity to highlight the excellent Carer Positive...
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28th September 2017 / News, Speeches

Air Quality Statement Question

Roseanna Cunningham MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform yesterday made a statement on air quality....
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28th September 2017 / Speeches

Dundee European Capital of Culture 2023 Bid Speech

Graeme was yesterday delighted to give his backing to Dundee's bid to be named European Capital of Culture 2023 via...
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27th September 2017 / News

Rebecca Cottage

Graeme paid a truly inspiring visit to Rebecca Cottage in Carnoustie on Friday. He found it to be a fantastic...
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25th September 2017 / News

MSP Urges Angus South Employers to Sign Up to Living Wage

SNP MSP Graeme Dey has urged businesses in Angus South to sign up to the Scottish Living Wage as the...
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22nd September 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 18th September

Graeme is delighted to have this week lodged motions in Parliament congratulating various people and organisations across Angus South constituency for...
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22nd September 2017 / Speeches

Congratulations To The Which? Campaign To Call Time On Nuisance Phone Calls In Scotland

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme spoke during the member's debate raised by James Dornan MSP on calling time on nuisance phone calls...
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22nd September 2017 / News

Graeme Invites Students To Enter Video Competition On Fake News

Graeme Dey MSP is encouraging all local Higher students in Angus South constituency to take part in the Political Studies...
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20th September 2017 / News

MSP Welcomes Young Carer Grant

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, has welcomed the announcement by the First Minister of a new Young...
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18th September 2017 / News

Graeme Wears It Pink In Parliament In Aid Of Breast Cancer Now

Graeme Dey MSP Is In The Pink For Breast Cancer Now Graeme pulled on some eye-catching pink clothes at the...
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15th September 2017 / News

MSP Welcomes Commitment from Stagecoach

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, has welcomed a commitment from Stagecoach to review the loss of the...
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15th September 2017 / Speeches

Food and Drink Ambition 2030 Strategy

Graeme yesterday participated in a debate on the food and drink industry's Ambition 2030 Strategy. You can view his contribution...
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15th September 2017 / News

Community Justice Question

The Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP, yesterday made a statement in Parliament on community justice. Graeme took the...
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14th September 2017 / News

Public Consultation on Bus Services

Graeme Dey MSP Calls on Bus Users to Give Their Views on Bus Services in Angus South Graeme Dey MSP...
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13th September 2017 / News

Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm Public Exhibition

Public exhibition: Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm   Where: Arbroath Community Centre, 38 Marketgate When: 3pm - 7.30pm, 3rd October 2017...
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13th September 2017 / News

SNP Rates Boost For Local Jobs And Businesses

The SNP’s proposals for supporting Scotland’s local economy have been announced following the Barclay Review – with plans to support...
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13th September 2017 / Speeches

Serve Scotland Debate

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP spoke in a member's debate on the work of Serve Scotland. You can watch...
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11th September 2017 / News

Renewables Show The Way Forward For Our Energy Future

The Tories’ wrong-headed energy policy has been shown up yet again after latest Government figures revealed that energy from renewable...
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11th September 2017 / News

New £50k Call-Blocking Technology Fund Welcomed

A new £50,000 fund that will install call-blocking technology for those most at risk from nuisance calls across Angus South...
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11th September 2017 / News

Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight

I was delighted to earlier today visit Grewar's Farm Shop as part of the Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight being promoted by Scotland...
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11th September 2017 / News

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

I'm delighted to support Macmillan's fundraising activities, including helping to promote the World's Biggest Coffee Morning. Macmillan is there to...
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11th September 2017 / News

Arbroath High Street Post Office

I have been advised that the Post Office on the High Street in Arbroath is to undergo a refurbishment. It...
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8th September 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 4th September

Graeme is delighted to have this week lodged motions in Parliament congratulating  Cancer Research UK Relay For Life Kirriemuir on its spectacular...
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7th September 2017 / Speeches

The Scottish Government’s Programme for Government

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South constituency, spoke during a debate on The Scottish Government's Programme for Government...
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7th September 2017 / Speeches

The Impact of Brexit on Scotland’s Public Finances

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey, MSP for Angus South constituency asked the Scottish Government ""What action it is taking to...
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1st September 2017 / News

Graeme Demands Tougher UK Government Action On Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals

OVER £9m LOST ON GAMBLING MACHINES IN ANGUS SINCE 2008 Graeme has called on the UK government to take tougher...
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1st September 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 28th August 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-07309: EU Leader Funding That the Parliament...
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30th August 2017 / News

Increase in the Number of 16-19 Year Olds in Education, Training or Work

The proportion of young people in Scotland in education, training or employment has increased to 91.1%.over the last year. The...
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25th August 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 21st August 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-07196: Taste Angus Food and Drink...
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23rd August 2017 / News

Autism Hour 2017

On 2nd October, The National Autistic Society Scotland is holding its first Autism Hour!   The National Autistic Society Scotland’s...
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18th August 2017 / Motions

Motion Congratulating Special Olympics Tayside Team

Graeme was delighted to this week lodge a motion in Parliament congratulating all of the Special Olympics Tayside team members on their...
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16th August 2017 / News

Public consultation events for Mental Health and Learning Disability Services

Service users, carers, relatives and members of the public are encouraged to attend public information events to find out more...
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14th August 2017 / News

SRUC Surveys on Seasonal Workers

Scotland’s agricultural sector relies heavily on seasonal non-UK workers, particularly from central and eastern Europe, to meet its labour demand....
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4th August 2017 / Motions

Motion for Week Beginning 31st July

Graeme this week lodged a motion in Parliament congratulating Gin Bothy and Mackays on their success in the Great Taste Awards....
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4th August 2017 / News

Graeme Visits Centre for Excellence in New Psychoactive Substances

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, has welcomed the establishment of a new Centre for Excellence in New...
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28th July 2017 / Motions

Motion for Week Beginning 24th July

Graeme this week lodged a motion in Parliament congratulating Sophie Smith on winning two medals at this year's Commonwealth Youth...
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20th July 2017 / News

Applications for the annual SURF Awards are now open!

Applications for the annual SURF Awards are now open!   SURF’s annual awards is open to all community regeneration projects...
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17th July 2017 / News

Searching for Local Heroes

Do you know someone or a group who has been a pillar of strength for flood action in your area?...
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14th July 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 10th July 2017

Graeme has this week lodged the following motions in Parliament, congratulating Arbroath youngster, Chloe Todd, on being presented with Keep Scotland...
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12th July 2017 / News

Sustainable Business Week

Resource Efficient Scotland is currently working with Angus Council and Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce to deliver an exciting week...
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4th July 2017 / News

Tories Must Deliver On Public Sector Pay

Graeme Dey is calling on the UK Government to stop flip-flopping on public sector pay and endorse the SNP’s policy...
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4th July 2017 / News

Scams Awareness Month 2017

Scams Awareness Month is an annual campaign bringing together organisations and consumers across the country to take a united stand...
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30th June 2017 / Motions

Motion for Week Beginning 26th June 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motion in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-06383: Awards for All Scotland Funding...
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28th June 2017 / News

More Trainee Nurses and Midwives

National workforce plan for future NHS staffing. An estimated 2,600 extra nursing and midwifery training places will be created over...
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27th June 2017 / News

MSP meets Constituents at MND Scotland event

On Global MND Awareness Day, the 21st June, Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South Constituency, attended MND Scotland’s reception...
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26th June 2017 / News

Motions for Week Beginning 19th June

Graeme last week lodged the following motions in Parliament. Motion S5M-06331 That the Parliament congratulates Angus Women’s Aid and DD8...
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26th June 2017 / News

MSP Visits Pharmacy

Local MSP Graeme Dey has paid an informative visit to Monifieth’s Troup Pharmacy.   Arranged by the local Royal Pharmaceutical...
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23rd June 2017 / News

FMQ-Brexit’s Impact on the Soft Fruits Industry

  Yesterday, Graeme raised with the First Minister the  impact of Brexit on Angus' soft fruits industry. Commenting afterwards, he...
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21st June 2017 / News

MSP URGES EXPECTANT MOTHERS IN ANGUS SOUTH TO SIGN UP FOR BABY BOX

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey is encouraging all expectant mothers in his constituency, whose babies are due on or after...
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21st June 2017 / News

Stand Up to Bullying Day 2017

Wednesday 21st of June 2017 is Stand Up to Bullying Day! Bullying is an issue which affects people from all...
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19th June 2017 / News

Food and Drink Exports Continue to Grow

£1.2 billion exported in first quarter of 2017 Scotland’s food and drink exports increased by over 11% in the first...
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19th June 2017 / News

Apply now to ensure student funding is in place on time!

Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) is reminding students to submit their 2017-2018 applications now and before 30 June 2017 if...
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19th June 2017 / News

Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2017

Scotland’s annual awards for achievement in social enterprise are open for entries - with just 3 weeks left to apply!...
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16th June 2017 / News

Bin It

Graeme was pleased to attend a showing of Bin It at Webster's High School this afternoon. As Convenor of the...
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16th June 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 12th June 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-06120: Carnoustie Golf Links Donates Over...
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16th June 2017 / News

Future AS5ET Conference

Several inspirational and successful female leaders will address S5 girls from all over Scotland at a free one-day conference in...
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15th June 2017 / News

Carers Week 2017 Question at First Minister’s Questions

Today during First Ministers Questions, Graeme Dey MSP asked the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, what the Scottish Government was...
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15th June 2017 / News

Housing Options Scotland – Arbroath Event

Housing information event for disabled people, older people, disabled veterans and those who support them Housing Options Scotland have organized...
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15th June 2017 / News

Carers Week 2017

This week we to aim raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the enormous contribution carers...
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14th June 2017 / News

Graeme Dey Question to the Cabinet Secretary

Following a ministerial statement on Scotland's Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Graeme Dey MSP asked the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate...
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14th June 2017 / News

Housing Investment

Graeme Dey, the SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, has welcomed an announcement by the SNP Scottish Government that...
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14th June 2017 / News

Scotland Continues to Make Strong Progress on Emissions Targets

Yesterday, Graeme Dey MSP welcomed news from the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham...
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13th June 2017 / News

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week (12-18 June). Cervical screening prevents up to 75% of cervical cancers and saves...
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13th June 2017 / News

Engaging Angus

Engaging Angus is here to give people every opportunity to have real influence over their own lives, services and where...
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9th June 2017 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 5th June 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-05997: Sophie Smith of Arbroath St...
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2nd June 2017 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 29th May 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-05963: Carers Week 2017 That the Parliament...
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1st June 2017 / News

Expansion of Graduate Level Apprenticeships Scheme

Thanks to the work of Skills Development Scotland working with businesses, universities and colleges, a total of 379 places will...
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1st June 2017 / News

HMICS Inspection of Local Policing in Tayside Division

Graeme Dey MSP has encouraged his constituents in Angus South to contribute in an online questionnaire that allows members of the...
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1st June 2017 / News

Road Safety at Tealing Junction

Transport Minister for Scotland, Humza Yousaf, has advised Graeme Dey MSP in writing earlier this week that an investigation is to be...
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31st May 2017 / News

Scottish Government Review of the Fates of Satellite Tagged Eagles

These the main findings of the Scottish Government review of satellite tagged eagles which disappeared in the Cairngorms over a...
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31st May 2017 / News

The Scottish Government to Invest £50 million to Improve NHS Waiting Times

The Scottish Health Secretary, Shona Robison MSP, has announced that a huge £50 million investment will support improvements in waiting...
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31st May 2017 / News

Scottish Government to Deliver an Increased Carer’s Allowance by next Summer

The Social Security Secretary, Angela Constance MSP, has announced the delivery of the first benefits of Scotland’s new social security...
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30th May 2017 / News

Fairness, Opportunity and Democracy at Heart of SNP Manifesto

A PLAN TO END TORY CUTS, PROTECT JOBS AND STRENGTHEN SCOTLAND’S HAND Launching the SNP’s 2017 general election manifesto in...
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26th May 2017 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 22nd May 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-05815: Arbroath FC's Dick Campbell, League Two...
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25th May 2017 / News

Angus Small Business Bonus Scheme

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP asked the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, Derek Mackay MSP how many small...
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25th May 2017 / News

Regional Employment Patterns

The Scottish Government earlier this week published data on Regional Employment Patterns in Scotland in 2016. The key finding is that...
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25th May 2017 / Speeches

National Parks Speech

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP spoke during a debate on the establishment on new national parks. You can watch Graeme's...
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19th May 2017 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 15th May 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-05705: Arbroath Band's Charity Album Success That...
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19th May 2017 / News

Apply to Become a YoYP 2018 Ambassador!

Get involved and represent the YoYP 2018 in your local community! What's the challenge? Young Scot is looking for committed...
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19th May 2017 / News, Speeches

Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE)

Graeme was delighted to take part in a debate on the work of the Partnership Action for Continuing Employment. You can...
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19th May 2017 / News

Scottish Parliament Apprenticeship Programme

Do you want to work in one of the most influential places in Scotland? Now’s your chance! The Scottish Parliament...
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18th May 2017 / News

Offshore Wind Appeal

At today's session of First Minister's Questions, Graeme raised the matter of the Scottish Government’s appeal victory against the judicial...
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18th May 2017 / News

MSP Raises Issue of BBC’s Presence in Tayside

Graeme Dey, the SNP MSP for the Angus South Constituency, has welcomed recognition that he has received this week from...
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17th May 2017 / News

SCVO Scottish Charity Awards

It’s that time of year again, as remarkable individuals and organisations from across Scotland are shortlisted as finalists for the...
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17th May 2017 / News

Employment Statistics

The number of Scots out of work has fallen further, with new figures showing the unemployment rate falling 1.7% over...
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11th May 2017 / Motions, News

Congratulations to Lichties

Local MSP Graeme Dey has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament congratulating Arbroath FC on their League Two title...
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11th May 2017 / News

High Risk of Deer on Roads in May

Graeme Dey has called on Angus motorists to take extra caution on the roads this May, as a new report reveals collisions between vehicles...
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11th May 2017 / News

Question on Air Quality

Yesterday, Graeme asked the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Shona Robison MSP, what action the Scottish Government is taking...
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9th May 2017 / News

Proposals To Create Arbroath North Campus

Proposal To Create Arbroath North Campus Accomodating: Hayshead Primary School, St Thomas RC Primary School And An Early Years Facility...
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9th May 2017 / News

VIBES—Scottish Environment Business Awards 2017

Nominations for the VIBES—Scottish Environment Business Awards 2017 are now open! The awards recognise and reward good environmental practices that...
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9th May 2017 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Visits Dundee & Angus College and Angus Soft Fruits

Yesterday, Graeme Dey MSP visited Angus Growers and Dundee & Angus College with the Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's...
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5th May 2017 / News

Multi Packaging Solutions

Graeme provided the following comment to the Arbroath Herald regarding Multi Packaging Solutions: “I will be contacting MPS to try and explore...
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3rd May 2017 / Speeches

Deer Management Speech

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP led a debate on deer management in Scotland in his role as Convenor of...
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2nd May 2017 / News

Green Home Loans

Updated scheme cuts red tape for home-owners. Home-owners can now apply for an interest free loan of up to £32,500...
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28th April 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 24th April 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-05358: Highest VisitScotland Award for the Old...
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26th April 2017 / Speeches

Earth Hour 2017 Speech

Yesterday in Parliament, Graeme Dey MSP spoke in is a members’ business debate on WWF earth hour 2017. You can...
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21st April 2017 / News, Speeches

Defence Base Review Speech

Graeme yesterday spoke in a debate on the UK Government's defence base review. You can watch his speech at http://www.scottishparliament.tv/20170420_debates?in=01:36:36&out=01:43:50 or read...
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20th April 2017 / News, Speeches

Anglers Question

Yesterday, Graeme asked the Cabinet Secretary for  the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform a parliamentary question around protecting the...
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13th April 2017 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Condemns Tax Credit ‘Rape Clause’

As of April 2017, women now need to prove that their child was conceived as a result of rape –...
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12th April 2017 / News

Nominations for Nature Scotland Awards 2017 – Now Open

Nominations are now open for Nature Scotland Awards 2017! The Nature of Scotland Award is returning for a sixth year...
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10th April 2017 / News

Nationwide Event To Find Britain’s Best Village

This summer, Penelope Keith and her team of judges will be visiting villages all across the UK to determine a...
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10th April 2017 / News

SAAS Now Open For 2017 Funding Applications

Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) is now open for business and asking full-time students to submit their 2017-2018 applications for...
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10th April 2017 / News

Graeme Dey MSP Welcomes Assurance from Scottish Land Commission

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed an assurance received from the Scottish Land Commission that the forthcoming code of...
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7th April 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 3rd April 2017

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-05089: Carnoustie Haven Volunteers Present £26,000...
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7th April 2017 / News

Tories Ask SNP To Do The Sums On Their Uncosted Climate Plan

The Tories have been left red-faced after asking the SNP Scottish Government to do the sums on their own policies....
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4th April 2017 / News

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and Bowel Cancer UK (tag) is raising awareness of screening. Nearly 4,000 people are...
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3rd April 2017 / News

£30m Announced To Help Makes Homes Warmer

Interest-free loans now available to help reduce fuel bills The Scottish Government’s Home Energy Efficiency Programme Scotland (HEEPS) has  announced...
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3rd April 2017 / News

Scottish Government Alleviating Tory Cuts

The Scottish Government has spent nearly £400m between since 2013 in an effort to alleviate Tory cuts to household incomes,...
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31st March 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 27th March 2017

Graeme has this week lodged the following motions in Parliament welcoming a number of constituency success stories. This week's motions...
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31st March 2017 / News

Parking Laws

Views are being sought on how to implement a clearer and more consistent approach to parking laws in Scotland. The...
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30th March 2017 / News

Higher Education Statistics

A record number of higher education students gained qualifications from Scottish institutions in 2015-16. At 97,565, this represents an increase...
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30th March 2017 / News

Digital Scotland Investment in Angus

Yesterday, Grameme Dey MSP asked the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution, Derek MacKay MSP, how a recent announcement...
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29th March 2017 / News

Included in the Main?! Parliament Debate

Yesterday evening, Parliament debated a motion in the name of Graeme Dey MSP. The motion outlines Enable Scotland’s Included in...
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29th March 2017 / News

One Trick Pony Tories

The constitution-obsessed Tories will today be using all of their opportunities to question the Finance Secretary on the day to...
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28th March 2017 / News

Offshore Windfarm

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey has warmly welcomed the news that an offshore windfarm project has cleared a significant hurdle....
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28th March 2017 / News

House Building Boost

The Scottish Government has revealed that over £11 million is to be provided Angus Council – over this year and...
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24th March 2017 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Beginning 20th March

Graeme is delighted to have lodged motions in Parliament this week congratulating Monifieth resident Shona Leckie on winning the World Marmalade...
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24th March 2017 / News

Ofcom Compensation Proposal

Landline and broadband customers who suffer slow repairs, or missed deadlines or appointments, would receive money back from their provider,...
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23rd March 2017 / News

Social Enterprise Academy – Opportunity in Arbroath

The Social Enterprise Academy is offering a free one-day leadership programme as part of the Just Enterprise scheme. The programme...
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23rd March 2017 / News

£10 Million Fund to Support Low Carbon Rural Energy Innovations

The Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP) is now open for applications to assist innovative local energy projects in rural...
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23rd March 2017 / News

Scottish Government Announces Fund to Improve ELC

Yesterday, The First Minister announced a fund to improve access to free early learning and childcare (ELC) entitlement. The £2...
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22nd March 2017 / News

Policing 2026

Police Scotland is seeking the public's support in defining its future direction through the 2026 consultation survey. Policing 2026 is...
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17th March 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 13th March

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-04583: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish...
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17th March 2017 / News

Making Earth Hour Matter

Graeme is making WWF’s Earth Hour matter this year by showing his support for a strong Climate Change Plan for...
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13th March 2017 / News

Hard Brexit Means Option Of Independence Must Be Offered

Graeme Dey MSP agrees that it is absolutely correct and appropriate for the people of Scotland to be offered a...
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10th March 2017 / Speeches

Scotland’s Biodiversity

Graeme recently spoke in Parliament about how biodiversity will continue to be woven through the work of the Environment, Climate...
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10th March 2017 / Speeches

Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal

Graeme was delighted to take part in a debate celebrating the Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal. You can view his contribution...
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10th March 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 6th March

­ Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-04568: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National...
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7th March 2017 / News

A&E Performance

The most recent weekly and monthly figures have been published. During January 2017, 91.8% of patients were seen and subsequently...
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7th March 2017 / News

Record NHS Staffing

Graeme has welcomed the latest workforce statistics that have been published. Staffing in Scotland’s NHS has increased by more than...
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6th March 2017 / News

Graeme Helps Launch Keeping Scotland Beautiful’s Roadside Litter Campaign

Keeping Scotland Beautiful have launched a roadside litter campaign which enjoys fantastic cross party support. Angus Council is the first...
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6th March 2017 / News

Veterans Secretary Keith Brown Responds to Report

Graeme recently led a debate in Parliament (which you can view below) on the report, The Veterans Community: Employability, Skills...
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3rd March 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 27th February

Graeme is pleased to have lodged motions in Parliament this week welcoming Arbroath's Cancer Research shop raising £2million over the...
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3rd March 2017 / News, Speeches

Apprenticeship Week Speech

Graeme yesterday participated in a debate on Scottish Apprenticeship Week. He took the opportunity to pay tribute to Alan Swankie,...
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2nd March 2017 / News

Freedom of Movement for Agriculture and Horticulture Workers

Yesterday Graeme spoke in Parliament, questioning Mike Russell the Minister for UK Negotioations on Scotland's Place in Europe, what progress...
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2nd March 2017 / News

Clydesdale Bank

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey has expressed disappointment at the refusal of the Clydesdale Bank to provide mobile services to...
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1st March 2017 / News

Ending the Gender Pay Gap

"It is completely unacceptable that gender influences rates of pay!" Today Graeme Dey MSP shared his thoughts on why ending...
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1st March 2017 / News

Carer Positive

Graeme yesterday evening hosted an event in Parliament to highlight the Carer Positive initiative which aims to highlight good practices from...
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28th February 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 20th February

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motion in Parliament last week…   Motion S5M-04133: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish...
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20th February 2017 / News

MSP Holds Energy Advice Surgery

Local MSP Graeme Dey is holding an energy advice surgery at his constituency office (282-284 High Street, Arbroath) on Friday,...
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17th February 2017 / Motions, News

Motions for Week Ending 17th February

Graeme is delighted to have this week lodged the following motions in Parliament-congratulating the Junk Kouture winners from Arbroath High...
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17th February 2017 / News

Angus South Hourly Rail Service

The Scottish Government is looking to introduce the planned new hourly rail service covering, Arbroath, Carnoustie and Monifieth seven months...
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16th February 2017 / News

Enable Youth Group Visit

Graeme earlier this week had the great pleasure of doing a Q&A with the Enable Youth Group in Arbroath.
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16th February 2017 / News

The Royal Bank of Scotland Skills and Opportunities Fund

The Royal Bank of Scotland Skills and Opportunities Fund is currently open to charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools...
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15th February 2017 / News

Learning Tree Partnership

Graeme dropped in on The Learning Tree Partnership in Arbroath this afternoon to support their pop-up book shop. He managed...
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15th February 2017 / News

Employment Statistics

Scotland’s employment level increased by 8,000 over the quarter to 2,611,000 and there are now 47,000 more people in employment...
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15th February 2017 / News

Carnoustie Dig Visit

Graeme was privileged to have been able to visit the archaeological dig in Carnoustie today which has unearthed some quite...
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14th February 2017 / News

DWP Meeting

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South, joined his colleagues Mike Weir, MP for Angus, and Mairi Evans, MSP for...
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14th February 2017 / News

Angus Financial Inclusion Partnership

Graeme this morning attended the launch of research commissioned by Angus Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) on behalf of the Financial...
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13th February 2017 / News

Big Lottery Fund in Arbroath – 9th March

The Big Lottery Fund will be in Arbroath on the 9th of March for a funding event. This is a...
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10th February 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 6th February

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-03865: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish...
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10th February 2017 / Speeches

Social Enterprise Debate

Graeme yesterday spoke in a debate on social enterprises. His speech is below or your can watch it at http://www.scottishparliament.tv/20170209_debates?in=00:36:02&out=00:42:12.  ...
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9th February 2017 / News, Speeches

Social Enterprise Funding

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed an announcement from the Scottish Government of an investment of more than £1...
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9th February 2017 / News

Kirriemuir TSB

The Kirriemuir Branch of the TSB is to close later this year. Following June customers will be required to travel...
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8th February 2017 / News

Success of A&E Departments

Figures recently published by NHS Scotland signal that during December 2016, 92.6% of patients were seen and subsequently admitted, transferred...
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8th February 2017 / News

Local MSP Welcomes Tay Cities Deal

Local SNP MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the publication of the Tay Cities Deal, in particular the  proposal to create...
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8th February 2017 / News

Scottish Firms to Benefit from North Sea Decommissioning Challenge Fund

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today launched the Decommissioning Challenge Fund (DCF) to help Scotland’s oil and gas sector make the...
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8th February 2017 / News

Number of Police Officers Remains Strong

Graeme Dey MSP welcomes new statistics that show Police Officer numbers remain strong and well above 2007 levels. With recorded...
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3rd February 2017 / News

Nominate The Next Brilliant Young Scot Awards Winner

The search is on for Scotland’s most inspiring young people for the Young Scot Awards 2017. The Young Scot Awards...
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3rd February 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 30th January

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week…   Motion S5M-03805: Graeme Dey, Angus South Date...
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2nd February 2017 / News

National Autism Project

Today, Graeme Dey MSP for Angus South, hosted an event in the Scottish Parliament on behalf of the National Autism...
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2nd February 2017 / News

Scottish Welfare Fund Grants for Angus

Graeme Dey has welcomed Scottish Welfare Fund grants in Angus. The Scottish Welfare Fund is helping low income households through...
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1st February 2017 / News

Local MSP  Welcomes Funding Boost for Local Schools

Graeme Dey, the MSP for Angus South, has welcomed the announcement that schools in Angus will benefit from a £2,113,200...
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1st February 2017 / News

Details of ScotRail’s ‘Free Week’ Offer Announced

Minister updates REC Committee More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today....
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1st February 2017 / Speeches

Veterans Debate

Graeme yesterday led a debate in Parliament on the report, The Veterans Community: Employability, Skills and Learning, from the Scottish...
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31st January 2017 / News

Morrisons Aquire Farmcare’s Carnoustie Plant

Morrisons and Farmcare have announced a supply agreement and the acquisition of the Farmcare potato packing business at Carnoustie by...
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31st January 2017 / News

Unconventional Oil and Gas Consultation Launched

The Scottish Government is inviting views from the public on the future of unconventional oil and gas in Scotland. This includes...
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28th January 2017 / News

Up to 700,000 Households to Benefit from Universal Credit Reforms

Between 650,000 and 700,000 households are expected to benefit from Universal Credit reforms introduced by the Scottish Government, it has...
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27th January 2017 / Motions

Motions for Week Beginning 23rd January

Graeme was delighted to lodge the following motions in Parliament this week...     Motion S5M-03734: Graeme Dey, Angus South,...
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25th January 2017 / Blog

Tory Government Trident Cover Up

Graeme Dey, the SNP MSP for Angus South, has condemned the UK Government for withholding details of a serious malfunction...
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25th January 2017 / Speeches

Developing Forestry in Scotland

Yesterday Graeme spoke in a debate on Developing Forestry in Scotland. You can watch Graeme's speech on the issue by...
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24th January 2017 / News

Record High for College Courses

The number of students enrolled on full-time college courses successfully completing a recognised higher education qualification is at an all-time...
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24th January 2017 / News

4.9m People Now Registered

NHS dental registrations in Scotland are up by 2 million in the last 10 years according to new statistics published...
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24th January 2017 / News

Community Empowerment Act

Greater Power for Scotland’s Communities A new law will make it easier for communities in Scotland to take over land...
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23rd January 2017 / News

Learning Disability Awards

Scotland’s first national celebration of the achievements of people with learning disabilities. The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability has recently...
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23rd January 2017 / News

Funding Opportunity For Local Charities

From today local charities can apply for the latest funding round for funds raised by players of the People’s Postcode...
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20th January 2017 / News

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee Call for Evidence

Along with three other Scottish Parliament Committees, the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee is going to scrutinise areas...
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20th January 2017 / News

Draft Climate Change Plan

Yesterday the Scottish Government unveiled their draft climate change plan. You can watch the debate below, and read the question I...
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19th January 2017 / News

Angus Receives Scottish Government Investment

Graeme welcomes the Scottish Government’s announcement that there will be an extra £1.5 million investment for more nursery teachers and...
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18th January 2017 / Speeches

Scotland’s Future Relationship with Europe

Yesterday I spoke in the debate at Holyrood on Scotland's future relationship with Europe. You can watch the full debate,...
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17th January 2017 / News

Rise In Passengers Using Monifieth Rail Station

I welcome the rise in passengers using Monifieth Rail Station. Recently published figures from the Office of Rail and Road...
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17th January 2017 / News

Modern Apprenticeships

New changes to Modern Apprenticeships will provide more flexibility for employers, including those in the public sector, while also widening...
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17th January 2017 / News

Nuisance Calls Commission

I welcome the first meeting of the Scottish Government’s Nuisance Calls Commission which took place on Wednesday, 30th November. Economy...
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