Holyrood News

Eat Out to Help Out success

Central Scotland MSP Graham Simpson has hailed the success of the UK Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme after newly released figures showed that over six million meals were claimed for in Scotland during the month of August.

Electrifying the East Kilbride Line

MSP Graham Simpson is optimistic for the future of East Kilbride’s rail line as Cabinet Secretary Michael Matheson agreed that battery-powered trains could be in its future. 

Douglas Ross announces new shadow cabinet

Following his election as Scottish Conservative leader, Douglas Ross has announced his new shadow cabinet with Central Scotland MSP Graham Simpson being named as the Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity.

VAT cut

Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP Graham Simpson has hugely welcomed the UK Government’s VAT cut for the hospitality and tourism sector describing it as a ‘massive shot in the arm’ for the industry in Central Scotland.