At this time of year there’s not a week that goes by that there isn’t a Highland Games, a village fete or local festival that is celebrated in communities the length and breadth of Moray.read more
Since I wrote my last blog, I’ve been kept busy with summer recess and holding surgeries across Moray.read more
Following the recent EU Referendum, I don't think anyone, regardless of how they voted, will have been reassured by the lack of a plan from the UK Government or by the backtracking of the main leave protagonists.read more
Well, it's been an eventful few weeks.
For a start, I got married to my fantastic partner Jen! It was a great day and a huge thank you for the many messages of congratulation that we received following our announcement.read more
This is my first Spotlight column since the election and so I’d like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you for re-electing me to represent Moray in the Scottish Parliament!read more
It is just over a year since I became your MP and it has certainly been a busy year.
Coincidentlly, this first year anniversary coincided with the opening of my new constituency office. It was heart-warming to see a full cross section of people from across the constituency coming to the official opening. People from all walks of life: businesses, councillors, agencies, schools and citizens joined my team and I.read more
"Oh, and Mr Ewing when coming to meet the First Minister at Bute House - enter by the front door."read more
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award I recently had the great pleasure of welcoming home Duke of Edinburgh participants after two days of activities in celebration of the origins of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, which originated from an idea that started at Gordonstoun right here in Moray.read more
This is a beautiful place and we have long enjoyed a well-deserved reputation as a world class tourist destination but, for good or bad, the days when mystery and undiscovered gems would draw people to explore the area with limited information are long gone.read more
Finally! It's finished!
Not my political campaigning, but the bookshelves I've been building over the last few weeks! There's been some trial and error and some mildly frustrated grumbling on occasions but to have them up and holding books and even, if I do say so myself, looking pretty good is really satisfying.read more
It was back in the summer of 2014, that I first raised the idea of a £300m City Deal for Inverness. It has been quite a journey since then.read more
School Studies : It is approaching exam time again for our young folk in high schools across Moray.read more