Tag: Roseanna Cunningham

Minister Comments on Flooding

Nearly missed an important Scottish Government press release issued on the 2nd November 2009 following the devastating floods throughout Scotland on the 1st November 2009. 02/11/2009 Commenting on the floods that have hit parts of Scotland over the past 24 hours, Environment Minister Roseanna Cunningham said: "Once again we have seen the misery and destruction

Flood Conference

Cllr David MacDiarmid and John Thomson, Chairman of Freuchie Flood Action Group, attended a conference in Edinburgh yesterday that was suitably titled, Holyrood ‘Sustainable flood risk management in Scotland: implementation and key legislation’ conference Photo: John Thomson, Chairman of Freuchie Flood Action Group, Paul Hendy of the Scottish Flood Forum and Cllr David MacDiarmid Once

Scottish Parliament Catch-Up

Time to catch-up on the goings on at Holyrood in the name of flood management. In light of the cabinet reshuffle, where Roseanna Cunningham was promoted to be Minister of the Environment, the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee appointed Maureen Watt MSP as their new convenor at their 25th February meeting. Video of this appointment

Don’t Be Too Disappointed

Some Freuchie residents have voiced their disappointment at the late cancellation of the visit to Freuchie by Mike Russell  MSP, then Minister of the Environment. We understand your feelings as it was also disappointing for the Freuchie Flood Action Group team who worked hard behind the scenes to pull everything together. However, the finger of

Fate is a Cruel Mistress

The First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP, has today re-shuffled his cabinet. He obviously didn’t know that Mike Russell MSP had a long standing appointment this afternoon with the good folk of Freuchie! Unfortunately, Mike Russell was called back to Edinburgh as he headed out to see us! The reason for the last minute cancellation of