David May

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No to Indy 2 but yes to a federal uk.

by davidmay on 21 March, 2017

Scottish Liberal Democrats will use today’s debate to put forward an amendment that rejects the SNP’s referendum, and presents the positive opportunity to build a strong future for Scotland inside a reformed, federal UK inside the EU. Rennie: Lib Dems will vote against another divisive independence referendum The Scottish Liberal Democrats have tabled an amendment […]

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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has issued an impassioned plea to moderate Tory MPs opposed to Theresa May’s vision of a “hard Brexit” to abandon the Conservatives and join his party. He accused the PM of pursuing the same “aggressive, nationalistic” agenda as Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. He told his party’s conference Theresa May […]

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Montrose Railway Station

by davidmay on 16 March, 2017

I contacted Scot Rail about the state of Montrose Railway Station as it is clear to all who are down at the station, as it badly needs a repaint as the paintwork on the fence and the signs are in a desperate state as the paint is flaking off, and unless it get repainted the […]

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Borrowfield pond

by davidmay on 15 March, 2017

For a considerable period of time the seats and path at the pond have been effectively unusable as the water level has been so high. I raised this with the appropriate council officers last summer, and since then various actions have been taken by them but it clear that the problem is still there. In […]

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Conference, as a former head teacher and member of our councils education committee I know that Tavish Scott was correct when he has branded efforts by Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) bosses to reduce teacher workloads as a “dossier of failures” as time and time again the proposed solution by them has always been more guidance […]

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This is what I said   I am appalled that this motion is needed on Franks Law and dementia, as this should have been passed by the Scottish Government many years ago, as passing Franks Law is clearly an issue of fairness and an end to the ludicrous discrimination of people under 65, and without question […]

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Zero hours contracts and Angus Council

by davidmay on 3 March, 2017

I have been told that there are some staff employed by Angus Council that are on zero hours contracts so I have been in touch with the chief executive to find out if this is the case. While I can appreciate that some people such as students might like these contracts, I can only imagine […]

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I back Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie comments when at Holyrood this week he has asked Ms Sturgeon to “think again” about “national testing” and school league tables. It is clear to me as a former headteacher that national testing \ standardised testing \ league tables is a throw back to a failed Tory […]

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I welcomed the report which many would say has been a long time coming. However we have now reached the stage where we are moving forward with the construction of the road , as once it is completed it will be a big boost to the Montrose and wider Angus economy when there will be […]

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Health and Social Care Meeting at Montrose YM

by davidmay on 17 February, 2017

The health and social care event in the Montrose YM this week was very informative and I learned a lot about the various services available in our area. My thanks to all who ran the various information sessions as I gained a great insight into not only the services available but also how they operated […]

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