West Fife parliamentarians urge Pitcorthie reprieve

Following the publication of Fife Council’s proposal to close Pitcorthie School, Cara Hilton MSP and Thomas Docherty MP said:  “Today is devastating news for the parents of children at Pitcorthie. From the start, we have both expressed serious reservations about the decision to consider Pitcorthie’s future and the rationale behind its closure. “We will continue

“The Week in Westminster” – This week’s Dunfermline Press column on the pound and the EU

In the past week, some of the facts in the debate over Scottish separation have become much clearer. Last week, the spokespeople for the three main UK political parties said that if Scotland walked away from the UK, it would also walk away from the pound. The SNP’s love for the pound in recent months

Statement from Dunfermline MSP and MP regarding police station

Following their meeting with senior officers and staff from Police Scotland regarding the future of the Police Station in Dunfermline, local MSP Cara Hilton and MP Thomas Docherty believe that any possibility of the site becoming available in the next few years is now remote.  Cara Hilton MSP explained; “The Police have confirmed that they

West Fife parliamentarians seek Kincardine rail consultation

Thomas Docherty MP and Cara Hilton MSP have written to Network Rail seeking a face to face discussion with bosses to explore the possibility of a passenger serving station reopening in Kincardine. Six hundred local residents attended a recent meeting in the village, with a return of rail services amongst the top priorities for the

Thomas Docherty MP welcomes Amazon jobs

Commenting on the announcement from Amazon regarding jobs in Dunfermline, Member of Parliament Thomas Docherty said: “Having been in discussions with Amazon on this for some time now I’m delighted that the number of posts is so large.  Dunfermline is an ideal location for Amazon because not only do we have great transport links but

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West Fife parliamentarians urge Pitcorthie reprieve

March 7, 2014

Following the publication of Fife Council’s proposal to close Pitcorthie School, Cara Hilton MSP and Thomas Docherty MP said:  “Today is devastating news for the parents of children at Pitcorthie. From the start, we have both expressed serious reservations about the decision to consider Pitcorthie’s future and the rationale behind its closure. “We will continue

“The Week in Westminster” – This week’s Dunfermline Press column on the pound and the EU

February 24, 2014

In the past week, some of the facts in the debate over Scottish separation have become much clearer. Last week, the spokespeople for the three main UK political parties said that if Scotland walked away from the UK, it would also walk away from the pound. The SNP’s love for the pound in recent months