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Ross welcomes boost to Gift Aid scheme

Moray MP Douglas Ross has welcomed a Government announcement that will significantly increase the benefits that charities will receive from the Gift Aid Small Donation Scheme.

MP tells Moray Council that it Must Do Better on Bin Collections

Moray MP Douglas Ross has expressed his disappointment at continuing problems with Moray Council’s bin collection online calendar which constituents are expected to follow after the council decided not to send out printed schedules.  After raising the issue at the start of the year, Moray Council

MP praises RAF commitment to restore Nimrod landmark

Local MP Douglas Ross and members of the local community, including representatives of Forres in Bloom and Forres Community Council, attended the removal of the model Nimrod this morning from its site by the War Veterans’ Cottages in Forres.


After being contacted by concerned constituents and frequent users of the A96 Inverness-Aberdeen trunk route, Moray MP, Douglas Ross, wrote again to the Chief Executive of Transport Scotland, highlighting a number of incidents at the Fochabers East roundabout and calling for clarification of the

Moray MP hosts anti-social behaviour meeting in Forres

Moray MP Douglas Ross hosted a packed public meeting in Forres Town Hall on Friday afternoon to address issues of anti-social behaviour which have been raised with him by constituents from the town.

Moray MP condemns massive SNP cuts in Moray

Commenting after the SNP administration on Moray Council passed their budget plans earlier today that included, amongst other things, closing Lossiemouth and Keith Swimming Pool; all remaining public toilets; Cullen, Burghead, Fochabers, Tomintoul, Lossiemouth and Dufftown Libraries; and removing


Moray MP, Douglas Ross, has commented after a report by Which? found the median download speeds in Moray were just 7.1mbps, one of the lowest in mainland Scotland. The consumer body analysed speed checker data in all 32 Scottish council areas. Commenting Douglas said: