Tourism boost for Borders

Rachael Hamilton MSP attended a Visit Scotland parliamentary event along with over 100 tourism businesses from the Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway to learn more about the #SeeSouthScotland campaign.

Borderlands funding to be announced in Spring Statement

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond MP is expected to announce the UK Government will be contributing £260m to the Borderlands Growth Deal.

The UK Government has been supporting Growth Deals across the UK since 2014. To date, this has included more than £1.3bn of investment in Scotland.

MSP welcomes Ofcom’s protection for broadband customers

Rachael Hamilton MSP welcomed the new Ofcom Code of Practice, which offers broadband customers greater protections.

From the beginning of March, broadband shoppers now must be told how fast their new service will be, before they sign a contract, under new Ofcom protections.

Borders Transport Study lacks clarity and commitment

Rachael Hamilton MSP has expressed her disappointment at the lack of ambition in Transport Scotland’s latest report into Borders transport connectivity.

The new report is the latest in a series of studies, which identifies potential Borders transport related projects.

New defibrillator for Jedburgh

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Members of the Jedburgh community, Cllr Scott Hamilton and Rachael Hamilton MSP welcomed the new defibrillator at Jedburgh’s Spar store.