Graham visits Glencorse Barracks in Penicuik

I got the chance to visit one of Scotland’s Army bases – Glencorse Barracks in Penicuik.
This is part of a series of visits by MSPs to defence establishments in Scotland and it was my first to an Army base.

A Shott in the arm for inmates and the community

Graham has praised the work being done in Shotts Prison to rehabilitate offenders, after a visit to the jail.

The Central Scotland Conservative MSP met new governor Jacqueline Denton last week.

Graham's East Kilbride News Column


COUNCILS have been taking shape over the past few weeks.

For the first time ever the SNP is in control in South Lanarkshire but only because a weak and divided Labour group allowed it.

The thing about councils is that they should be free to do their own thing.

Save South Lanarkshire Cycling Partnership

Graham Simpson MSP has blasted plans by South Lanarkshire Council to axe its successful cycling partnership this week.

Conservative Central Scotland member Graham Simpson chaired the body since it started in 2014, while he was a councillor.