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Lack of Contact with UK Government, Letting Down Constituents

Cllr Scott Farmer
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SNP Councillor Criticises Stirling MP Position on Syrian Airstrikes

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Tory Government Reneges on Promise for Stirling

Bruce Crawford voiced concern
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MSP Takes Part In National Walk To Work Day

Bruce Crawford at Stirling Bus Station
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MSP Encourages Stirling Communities to Apply to £6m Rural Tourism Fund

Countryside around Fintry
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MSP Launches Consultation On 4G Coverage Across Rural Stirling

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Crawford Receives Assurances Over Redirected Flight Routes

BA Jet
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MSP Backs National Walk To Work Day This Friday

Bruce Crawford
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MSP Welcomes Child Poverty Delivery Plan

Bruce Crawford voiced concern
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Taking Control Of Our Borders

Nigel Farage

By Steven Paterson former MP for Stirling
The omnipresence of former UKIP leader Nigel Farage in our politics is one of those things in life that must be endured, it seems.

I mean, every time one thinks this shallow character has finally shuffled off the political coil, he pops up once again on network news programmes like some oily car salesman, still somehow in business pushing his well-practiced pitch and damning the beastly European Union and the freedom of movement it brings for its citizens.

Perhaps as a society, we have just become inured to his grinning face beaming at us from television screens during an endless series of publicity stunts blaming overbearing Brussels bureaucrats for trying to ban bendy bananas and the likes to the extent that we’ll tolerate his view being necessary on any story on Brexit and taking back control of Britain’s borders.

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