2 December 2021 - Isla Aitken - East Lothian Courier
A SOUTH Scotland MSP has accused Lothian Buses bosses of having their “heads in the sand” over the suspended X5 bus service.
29 November 2021 - Ian Swanson - Edinburgh Evening News
More than 900 people have backed a petition calling for the reinstatement of a bus service whose suspension has added up to an hour to the commute from East Lothian to the Capital.
24 November 2021 - Shona Elliott - Edinburgh Evening News
East Lothian Community Hospital has been forced to close two wards due to a significant number of Covid-19 positive cases at the Haddington centre.
Covid Scotland: Only half of schools have any Covid cases, as Nicola Sturgeon confirms ban on live audiences at school Christmas concerts
23 November 2021 - Jane Bradley - The Scotsman
Only half of Scottish schools have any active Covid cases, while “very few” have enough to be classified as an outbreak, MSPs have been told.
22 November 2021 - Kevin Quinn - Midlothian Advertiser
Two Scottish Conservative local List MSPs have praised the UK Government for helping young people back into work.
22 November 2021 - John Ferguson - Daily Record
Residents at Millbrae Care Home in Coatbridge were wrongly vaccinated and the health board have apologised.
20 November 2021 - Craig Hoy MSP - East Lothian Courier
IT'S been a busy few weeks. I was proud and honoured to lay a wreath at the war memorial in Haddington.
19 November 2021 - Cameron Ritchie - East Lothian Courier
A TRANENT charity has been described as an “outstanding community service” for supporting those at risk of going hungry.
John Swinney apologises for booster vaccine rollout issues in East Lothian after issue is raised at Holyrood
18 November 2021 - Cameron Ritchie - East Lothian Courier
CONCERNS surrounding “a number of issues” with the booster vaccine appointments system in East Lothian have been heard in the Scottish Parliament.
11 November 2021 - Luke Jackson - Midlothian View
Questioned by South of Scotland MSP Craig Hoy, the Deputy First Minister of Scotland has admitted that there are “a number of issues” with the booster vaccine appointments system in Midlothian.
11 November 2021 - Jane Bradley - The Scotsman
There are some “challenges within the appointment system” to book Covid booster vaccinations in the Lothians, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has admitted.
Residents urged to only attend A&E if their condition is life-threatening due to 'immense pressure' on service
11 November 2021 - Cameron Ritchie - East Lothian Courier
EAST Lothian residents are being urged to attend accident and emergency (A&E) only if their condition is life-threatening because hospitals across the Lothians are under “immense pressure".
9 November 2021 - Craig Hoy - Midlothian View
Craig Hoy MSP, South of Scotland, writes his monthly column for Midlothian View.
8 November 2021 - Kevin Quinn - Midlothian Advertiser
Craig Hoy, a Conservative List MSP for South Scotland, has said that the NHS in Midlothian’s is “toiling” under the SNP Health Secretary’s watch as Lothian recorded its worst A&E waiting times on record.
8 November 2021 - Shona Elliott - Edinburgh Evening News
Local MSPs from different political parties have joined with North Berwick’s local community to help reinstate Edington Hospital Service following its sudden closure in September.
7 November 2021 - Isla Aitken - East Lothian Courier
A COMMUNITY survey organised by South Scotland MSP Craig Hoy has found that 97 per cent of respondents oppose the closure of inpatient services at North Berwick's Edington Hospital.
6 November 2021 - Craig Hoy MSP - East Lothian Courier
IT IS FANTASTIC that Scotland is hosting COP26.
The road to this summit has not been easy but I hope it will be a historic success.
6 November 2021 - Tom Hussey - The Express
A SCOTTISH Conservative MSP has demanded an end to the tragic record number of drug deaths in Scotland during the SNP's reign of power.