• Moto Stable


    Guest Blog by constituent Callum McPherson:

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  • Cancer Research- My pledge to help beat cancer


    This month I pledged my support to help Cancer Research UK save more lives in Edinburgh South and across the... Read More

  • Fixed Odds Betting Terminals


    There is a staggering amount of money lost on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) every year. In Edinburgh South £1,873,296... Read More

  • Public Meeting Schedule


    This autumn your local Labour team will be holding a series of public meetings throughout South Edinburgh. To RSVP please... Read More

  • Delegation from Kyrgyzstan


    I was delighted to meet with a delegation of politicians from Kyrgyzstan who were in the UK as part of... Read More

  • Inch Parking


    The eastern side of the Inch has long been plagued by congestion and parking problems. This issue is raised time... Read More

  • Moredunvale Road: Re-opening


    Residents of Moredun and Craigour will be relieved by the news that Moredunvale Road reopened on... Read More

  • Brexit and Environmental Protections


    My response to constituents who contacted me about the possible dilution of environmental protections post-Brexit was:

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  • Edinburgh International Festival: 70th Anniversary


    It was a great privilege to join Speaker of the House, John Bercow, and other colleagues to celebrate the 70th anniversary... Read More

  • I Love Morningside


    I joined my Labour colleagues Daniel Johnson MSP and Cllr Mandy Watt at an event organised by “I Love Morningside”... Read More

  • Parking Survey Analysis: The Inch and Moredun/Craigour

    The parking situation in the Inch is becoming untenable. Due to the Royal Infirmary and the new Sick Kids Hospital more and more hospital... Read More

  • Summer Fairs


    Summer is always a great time to catch up with local school pupils and parents at the various fares and... Read More

  • Queen's Speech


    A full list of all 27 bills announced in the Queen's Speech (please note this is the Government's own language... Read More

  • Grenfell Tower Fire


    The whole country was rocked last month by the harrowing images at Grenfell Tower in London.

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  • Moredunvale Road: Flood Prevention Works


    The flood prevention works on Moredunvale Road have been ongoing for well over a year and residents are rightly concerned... Read More

  • The Great Get Together


    In celebration of my late colleague, Jo Cox’s belief that we have more in common, I attended a ‘Great Get... Read More

  • 21st Century Fox: Sky Takeover


    Many constituents have contacted me about 21st Century Fox takeover of Sky. The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport... Read More

  • Eu Update: EU Nationals


    My update to constituents:

    With Brexit negotiations now officially underway I thought it would... Read More

  • Friends of Buckstone Park and Woods


    I was delighted to be invited by Friends of Buckstone Park and Woods to unveil the Buckstone Park Edible Corridor... Read More

  • Guide Dogs- Pavement Parking


    I attended the annual Guide Dogs event at Parliament where I met with local residents and their guide dogs to... Read More