Suspension of Type 31e Frigate bidding

I spoke to Good Morning Scotland earlier to explain my frustration at the decision by the UK Government to suspend the Type 31e bidding process. 

 

This is a reckless ideological move by the UK Government. Labour’s plan would bring about a renaissance in the British shipbuilding industry as we call for them to be built at UK ports.

 

Listen below to my thoughts on the issue.

Green deal petition

On the 23rd of July, I presented a petition on behalf of the 167 households in my constituency that have been affected by misappropriated selling of the UK Government’s green deal scheme. Here’s what happened to them and why it was necessary to raise it in parliament.

We must stop this from ever happening again.