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A Local Champion for Gordon

It is an honour and a privilege to represent Gordon. I am extremely grateful to all those constituents who have supported me and am proud to be the MP for Gordon. I look forward to representing you once again and will continue to work as hard as ever in Parliament and the constituency on your behalf. Please enjoy browsing the website where you can find details of news stories, photos, speeches, links as well as details of my work in Parliament and how to visit. There is also information about the constituency together with local petitions, events and campaigns. On my regular website column you can read my views on some of the latest issues that are affecting people in Gordon today. Please feel free to contact me with any comments you may have or if there are any issues you would like me to take up at info@malcolmbruce.org.uk

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Rt Hon Malcolm Bruce MP

Nick Clegg MP says:

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"I want to know what Malcolm's diet is because he clearly eats or drinks something that keeps him forever young. He is one of the most energetic MPs in the House of Commons today much as he was when he entered the Commons 25 years ago. It is amazing to see him run circles around MPs half his age in his tireless dedication to his constituents. He really is an institution in his own right in his own constituency but also in Westminster, as a chairman of a very important select committee. He is widely respected across party boundaries. I wonder whether his constituents realise how lucky they are to have someone who is not just a good constituency MP but someone who is really respected in Westminster. Westminster is a rough and rowdy place. There are not that many MPs - and Malcolm can count himself amongst them - who are listened to respectfully by all parties."

- The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister speaking about Malcolm

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  • Article: Sep 22, 2014

    Aberdeenshire voted overwhelmingly against independence and I was among those who breathed an immense sigh of relief both at the outcome and that this drawn out "neverendum" was at last over.

    Over the last few months I and my team along with Better Together knocked on thousands of doors across the area. There was, throughout, always a clear majority opposed to independence, which made me suspicious of some of the opinion polls in the latter part of the campaign.

  • Article: Sep 12, 2014

    Sir Malcolm Bruce, MP for Gordon, has warned that a vote for an independent Scotland would have an immediate disruptive impact on the UK's aid programme.

    Speaking in Parliament in support of plans to guarantee 0.7% of UK GDP spending on international aid, Sir Malcolm cautioned that setting up a new aid agency in an independent Scotland would take years and weaken the UK's existing programmes.

  • Article: Sep 10, 2014

    The intervention of BP into the Scottish Referendum debate has left the Scottish Government's oil claims in disarray according to Gordon MP, Sir Malcolm Bruce.

    In a statement issued today, BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley said that the future prospects for North Sea oil would be best served by a "No" vote in next week's referendum.

  • Article: Sep 3, 2014

    On the 18th of September the people of Scotland will vote in the referendum on independence, the result of which will decide whether Scotland remains a part of the United Kingdom or becomes an independent country. As part of the run up to the referendum, Malcolm has contributed an article to Endeavour Public Affairs which is originally published here and is also found below:

  • Article: Aug 23, 2014

    32nd - and last - summer tour of Gordon

    I am writing this part way through my 32nd and last summer tour of the Gordon constituency. Of course, I travel all around the constituency throughout the year but I started the idea of touring the whole constituency the summer after I was elected in 1983 and have done it ever since.

  • Article: Aug 19, 2014

    Sir Malcolm Bruce, Scottish Liberal Democrat MP for Gordon, will this coming week embark on his thirty-second and final annual Summer Tour of the constituency before he steps down from Parliament in May 2015.

    Sir Malcolm will be holding 60 surgeries in towns and villages across Gordon, beginning at Arnage on Wednesday 20th August and finishing in Ruthven on Thursday 28th August.

  • Article: Aug 18, 2014

    Scottish Liberal Democrats will be making the case for a stronger Scotland within the United Kingdom from Shetland to the Borders as the referendum campaign enters its final month.

    Scottish Liberal Democrat MPs and MSPs will be working with activists in their local areas to contact hundreds of thousands of voters over the next four weeks.

  • Article: Aug 15, 2014

    Details of all the days, times and stops of Malcolm's 32nd and last summer tour before retiring as an MP at the next general election are available here.

    He will be holding 60 surgeries in towns and villages across Gordon and is more than happy to speak to anyone who has a problem or an issue that they would like to raise with him.

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    Details of all the days, times and stops of Malcolm's 32nd and last summer tour before retiring as an MP at the next general election are attached.

    He will be holding 60 surgeries in towns and villages across Gordon and is more than happy to speak to anyone who has a problem or an issue that they would like to raise with him.

    He is able to assist and advise on a range of matters including benefits, taxation, employment, the economy, the CSA and foreign policy, or any other local or national issue.

  • Article: Aug 12, 2014

    Bruce welcomes Aker commitment to Dyce

    Commenting on the news that Aker Solutions has signed a 20-year lease on a new office complex in Dyce, Liberal Democrat MP for Gordon Sir Malcolm Bruce said:

    "This significant investment in new offices and personnel probably makes Aker Solutions the largest single employer in the Gordon constituency. Having visited Aker on a number of occasions, I am aware that this announcement has been on the cards for some time.

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