Stirling MP Calls for Action on DVLA Delays

Drivers Waiting Months for Processing Local Stirling MP Alyn Smith has called for urgent action to address a backlog at the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency), with reports of delays up to 3 months for licenses amidst a national crisis for the haulage sector.  Writing to the Secretary of State for Transport, Mr Smith … Read more

Stirling MP Calls for Calm on Fuel Shortages

Drivers Should Fill Up Normally Stirling MP Alyn Smith has appealed for calm, and urged motorists to continue filling their vehicles as they normally would, as concerns continue over fuel supplies across the UK. Warnings continued from haulage firms last week regarding the continuing HGV driver shortage, and the subsequent, limited impact this may have … Read more

Age Scotland Report Provides Window Into Older Lives

Stirling MP Welcomes Insight on Pandemic Impact Alyn Smith MP has welcomed a new report from charity Age Scotland, which lifts the lid on the life experiences of older members of Scotland’s communities.  The newly published ‘Big Survey 2021’ provides a window into the lives of older people and their experiences through the pandemic. It … Read more

Citizens Advice Scotland Offer Support Ahead of Difficult Autumn

Stirling Politicians Back ‘Our Advice Adds Up’ Campaign Alyn Smith MP and Evelyn Tweed MSP have offered their support to a new campaign from Citizens Advice Scotland, titled ‘Our Advice Adds Up’. Communities across Scotland face a perfect storm in coming weeks, with prices rising in shops, the furlough scheme coming to an end, the … Read more

Nation Gripped By Shortages and Price Increases

Stirling MP Wants to Hear from Locally Affected Businesses Amidst the continuing economic and industrial disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit, sky-high gas prices have resulted in cascading shortages across multiple UK sectors as energy prices rocket. Large UK factories specialising in the production of fertiliser have halted processes due to huge increases … Read more