David May

Scottish Lib Dem Councillor for Montrose Learn more

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  As a local councillor and a member of the joint board for Angus Health and Social Care partnership it is now clear to me that the shortage of appropriately trained staff is the reason for the this interim closure of the £20 Million Mulberry Unit at Stracathro which was only opened in December 2011. […]

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Changes to the school week

by davidmay on 11 January, 2017

There was a report on the children and learning council committee yesterday on changes to the school, week in Angus and despite the report which we were given I still have grave reservations about them. One of the reasons given for this changein the school week to have an early close in Fridays was the […]

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Ward issues

by davidmay on 9 January, 2017

In the last week I have been following up on various constituents issues and connected the appropriate council officer about them.  These have included bins on pavements, rural bin collections, blocked drains,  gutters full of weeds, dog fouling, cuts to food collections in rural areas, a planning issue and the damage at the entrance to […]

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Damage to entrance to Hillside.

by davidmay on 8 January, 2017

Sunday I was contacted earlier today about the mess made by a vehicle both in knocking down a post and badly damaging the grass at the entrance to Hillside and made a point of seeing it for myself. I have no information of when it happened or what happened, but if anyone who has information, […]

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Murray Lane Montrose.

by davidmay on 6 January, 2017

On my way to a meeting with Val Cooper at the YM, I am delighted to see the progress in the changes to Murray Lane which has been difficult for some elderly, disabled and others to get along. Although the work has not been completed I am aware that the path has been hugely improved […]

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I was contacted about near accidents with vehicles travelling north after the mini Borrowfield roundabout, as it seems that some drivers are not sure which lane to be in when approaching the traffic lights. Consequently, I was in touch with a senior council officer about this and he indicated that he would get this investigated […]

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Montrose Royal Infirmary

by davidmay on 27 December, 2016

There have been concerns in the town for some time about the long term future of Montrose Royal Infirmary and it seems to be the case that the capacity has been reduced and apparently there has been recent staffing issues. The response to these concerns from an official of Tayside Health Board to the concerns […]

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Borrowfield mini-roundabout

by davidmay on 27 December, 2016

I made contact with the traffic officer at the council as concerns have expressed to me, which I agree with, about this roundabout and the number of near accidents as cars going north often move so far across that they almost hit some cars turning left. The response I received was as follows “concerns raised […]

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John Swinney under fire as pupils fail to meet primary literacy and numeracy goals MORE than one-quarter of Scottish pupils fail to achieve expected levels of literacy and numeracy by the time they leave primary school, damning new figures show. In a further blow to Education Secretary John Swinney, the study shows that in reading, […]

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  Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton has today branded Conservative proposals for a British oath of allegiance as “gimmick politics” after the UK communities secretary Sajid Javid proposed that public servants could be required to swear an oath to British values. Speaking after an interview on Good Morning Scotland this morning, Mr Cole-Hamilton said: […]

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