Economic Recovery Budget

Finance Secretary John Swinney’s “budget for economic recovery” will benefit Dunfermline and the wider economy, says local MSP Bill Walker. Read more of this post

Swinney’s Budget is Good News for Carnegie College

Bill Walker, MSP for Dunfermline, has welcomed Finance Secretary John Swinney’s funding announcements for the Further Education sector as good news for Carnegie College. Read more of this post

Liam’s Recruitment Push for Air Cadets

Flight Sargent Liam Comrie of the 1145 (Dunfermline) Squadron recently met his local MSP to discuss ways of encouraging more young people to join the Air Cadets. Read more of this post

£2.5 Million Loan Funding for Small Businesses

Funding of £2.5 million has been announced to help small businesses install renewable technologies, in a move welcomed by Dunfermline SNP MSP Bill Walker. Read more of this post

Nicola Sturgeon Replies for the Lassies at Dunfermline SNP Burns Night

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gave a rousing ‘Reply for the Lassies’ when she celebrated Burns Night last Friday in Crossford, Fife. She joined around 100 guests for the event in the Keavil House Hotel, which was organised by Dunfermline SNP and chaired by MSP Bill Walker. Read more of this post

Scottish Parliament is Memorable Venue for American Erin’s First Burns Supper

Student Erin Frazer from South Carolina has attended her first ever Burns Supper—in the impressive surroundings of the Scottish Parliament. The Political Science student, currently working as an intern for MSP Bill Walker, described the traditional celebration as a “wonderful event”. Read more of this post

Carnegie College to Collaborate With Other Fife Colleges

An announcement that colleges are to be organised into 12 regions and collaborate within those regions has been welcomed by SNP MSP Bill Walker. Read more of this post

Fife is Evidence of New Report on Scotland’s Attractiveness to Investors

SNP MSP Bill Walker has welcomed a report that shows Scotland is the most attractive location for foreign companies to invest, ahead of every region in the UK outside London. Read more of this post

Spring Budget Revision Supports Economic Recovery

The Scottish Government’s announcement of further investment to support economic recovery has been welcomed by Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker. Read more of this post

Abbeyview Project

I am following the progress of an innovative new training, advice and support service now running in Abbeyview, which aims to help local people into work. The Abbeyview Project located in Allan Crescent will establish an Information and Recreation Centre for the community, particularly aimed at young people. Read more of this post

Referendum Consultation

Last week before the world’s media in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, detailed the Scottish Government’s proposals for the Independence Referendum. He invited the people of Scotland to take part in the Consultation process. Read more of this post

Destination Dunfermline

As Scotland’s ancient capital, Dunfermline is a city steeped in history. Our Abbey is the final resting place of more Scottish royalty than anywhere outside Iona. Robert the Bruce lies beneath the pulpit, one of an array of colourful figures tied to our city, such as King Malcolm Canmore, Saint Margaret, William Wallace and Andrew Carnegie. Read more of this post

MSP Addresses Dunfermline Soroptimist International on Renewable Energy

The Dunfermline branch of Soroptimist International, a world organisation committed to furthering human rights and women’s status, recently invited their local MSP to address them on renewable energy. Read more of this post

Common Agricultural Policy Consultation

Bill Walker, MSP for Dunfermline, has encouraged his rural constituents to participate in an online consultation on the European Commission’s proposals for the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Read more of this post

Childsmile Programme a Success

SNP MSP Bill Walker has welcomed news that an ambitious oral health programme aimed at children has now rolled out to every NHS health board in Scotland. Read more of this post