Speaking up for Cats

Speaking up for Cats

I met Cats Protection Holyrood to discuss their work in Scotland

Discussing ferry fleet replacement

Discussing ferry fleet replacement

I met with Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) to discuss their plans for fleet replacement

Talking to Stagecoach

Talking to Stagecoach

Patricia Gibson MP and I went to Stagecoach to convince them to keep the X34 and X36 bus routes servicing Beith

Troon Harbour

Troon Harbour

Looking at progress on Troon Harbour as it is being prepared to temporarily host the Ardrossan ferry

Interparliamentary Finance Committee

Interparliamentary Finance Committee

As Finance Convener I received our counterparts of the Welsh Senedd at Holyrood

Calcutta Cup

Calcutta Cup

The Calcutta Cup Scotland retained this year came to Holyrood and I was lucky enough to lift it!

BT Group

BT Group

I hosted BT Group at Holyrood to talk about the provision of superfast broadband in North Ayrshire

Ardrossan Rugby Club

Ardrossan Rugby Club

At Ardrossan Rugby Club's switching on of the amazing new floodlights

Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery

Trying out a DaVinci robotic surgical tool on display in Holyrood

Largs Gogo Bridge

Largs Gogo Bridge

Great to open the new Gogo Bridge in Largs

Flatt Road, Largs

Flatt Road, Largs

At the opening of the Flatt Road Development in Largs

Ayrshire Potato Day 2022

Ayrshire Potato Day 2022

Young Scot

Young Scot

2022 Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards

Kilbirnie Gallery

Kilbirnie Gallery

Enjoying the Frank Boyd Exhibition at Kilbirnie Gallery

At the opening of Springvale Gardens in Saltcoats

At CMAL

At CMAL

Meeting with Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

Campaigning for Robyn Graham

Campaigning for Robyn Graham

In the Dalry & West Kilbride by-election

Arran View Care Home, Saltcoats

Arran View Care Home, Saltcoats

At the opening of Brodick Bay House

Skelmorlie

Skelmorlie

Delivering my anti-scamming leaflets on a sunny day in August

The Barony, West Kilbride

The Barony, West Kilbride

At the Barony in Scotland's Craft Town

Foxy Moment at Hessilhead

Foxy Moment at Hessilhead

At Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue in Gateside

Convening Finance Committee

Convening Finance Committee

It's great to return as Convenor of the Finance and Public Administration Committee

Gateside

Gateside

Out campaigning in lovely Gateside

At the Lynn Glen, Dalry

At the Lynn Glen, Dalry

Beautifully restored natural beauty spot thanks to Dalry Community Development Hub

Rising Strong, Ardrossan

Rising Strong, Ardrossan

Unveiling the Rising Strong memorial in Ardrossan's Memorial Garden for those lost to COVID

WK Medical Practice

WK Medical Practice

Meeting with Practice Manager Javad Gilani

At Millport Pier

At Millport Pier

Cumbrae on a sunny day

At the Dogs Trust in Uddingston

At the Dogs Trust in Uddingston

Visit dogstrust.org.uk

ExistingHomeAlliance

ExistingHomeAlliance

This coalition calls for for urgent action to transform Scotland’s existing housing stock

The Largs Malawi Partnership

The Largs Malawi Partnership

Welcoming visitors from the Largs Malawi Partnership to Holyrood

Dickson Court, Beith

Dickson Court, Beith

At the reopening of a beautifully renovated Dickson Court

VJ Day

VJ Day

At the Dalry commemorations of Victory over Japan Day

Ayrshire College Graduation

Ayrshire College Graduation

One of the highlights of the year is attending the Graduation Ceremony at Kilwinning Abbey Church each year to celebrate the success of our local college students.

Ayrshire Growth Deal

Ayrshire Growth Deal

In Kilmarnock to discuss the Ayrshire Growth Deal with my SNP colleagues Council Leader Dougie Reid, Philippa Whitford MP and Willie Coffey MSP

Kilbirnie Men's Shed

Kilbirnie Men's Shed

At Garnock Valley Men's Shed in Kilbirnie for their 'Shindig' - an open event to chat about the work of the Shed and its volunteers, accompanied by music.

Largs Campus Opening

Largs Campus Opening

With Largs Academy pupils at the opening of their brand new campus in June 2018

Woody the Bear

Woody the Bear

In Beith with Woody, the eight-foot bear, a memorial to the suffering endured by performing animals, carved by Pete Bowsher.

Nature of Dalry

Nature of Dalry

At Dalry Station with artist Leo du Feu, unveiling six of his paintings, three of which now decorate each side of the railway bridge.

Saltcoats Bake Off

Saltcoats Bake Off

At Saltcoats Community Council's first ever Bake Off event at Argyle Community Centre - a resounding success with £151.35 raised for Penumbra.

Visit to J & D Pierce

Visit to J & D Pierce

With Derek Pierce, Managing Director of J & D Pierce Contracts Limited, the foremost structural steel fabrication and erection contractor in Scotland, with a deserved reputation for innovation in high quality structural steelwork delivery from design to fabrication to construction.

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Great Daffodil Appeal

Saltcoats Town Hall

Saltcoats Town Hall

Speaking at the Disability Confident event

Wear it Pink 2018

Wear it Pink 2018

Farlie Organic Growers

Farlie Organic Growers

Wonderful produce at Fairlie Organic Growers

Beith Library - Poetry Reading

Beith Library - Poetry Reading

Handing out prizes to the children who took part in the poetry reading contest