For the first time today, MPs will challenge the @GOVUK on the IAF - a £20m/year pool of taxpayer money reserved for abusive Gulf states. The UK Government refuses to provide information on the fund, and specific beneficiaries remain undisclosed. 2/2
At 13:50 BST, tune in to the @HouseofCommons debate on the Transparency of the Integrated Activity Fund - speakers include @DavidLinden, @PBottomleyMP, @hammersmithandy, @amcarmichaelMP, @JimShannonMP, @BrendanOHaraMP and @WayneDavid_MP. 1/2
Hugely valuable exchange today chaired by @hbaldwin w/ Peers & MPs @Y_FovargueMP @BrendanOHaraMP meeting #ROK counterparts Hon. Park Jin & Hon. Nam In-soon to discuss 🇬🇧 🇰🇷 bilateral & economic relations, developments in Asia-Pacific, @IPUparliament issues & #COVID19 impacts.4
Next year’s Scottish parliamentary elections are crucial for our country’s future. We need experienced candidates with strong local connections who can get to work straight away. That is why I am asking members in Perthshire South & Kinross-shire for their first preference vote.
We're in a similar public health position to March when the Chancellor announced furlough - except now @rishisunak is slashing vital support, leaving people excluded, and making grants to the poorest subject to income tax.
This is not "whatever it takes".
More common sense from @nealerichmond - come along and listen to him give his views on what Scotland can learn from Ireland in discussion with me & @BrendanOHaraMP on Tuesday next week. https://twitter.com/scotnational/status/1318654975585652736
Tomorrow's front page: EU 'won't threaten to block Scotland'
👩👧👦🍏 Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville announces a £10million funding package to deliver free school meals over the Christmas, February and Easter holidays, alongside funding to help tackle financial insecurity.