Colin Beattie

Musselburgh Msp

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Colin Beattie MSP column: Proposed constituency changes

It may feel as if the last Scottish Parliament election just passed a short time ago but preparations have already begun for the next in 2026. Ahead of that Scottish Parliament election, Boundaries Scotland is undertaking a review of all Scottish Parliament boundaries.

Colin Beattie MSP column: Scotland could lead in hydrogen

Last week, the Scottish Government announced £7 million in funding for 32 projects to drive innovation in the production, storage and distribution of renewable hydrogen. One project to receive this funding was Green Cat Hydrogen, which is based in my constituency but operates projects across Scotland. I very much welcome the Scottish Government’s commitment to provide £100 million in funding over this parliamentary session to supporting the hydrogen sector.

Colin Beattie MSP column: Planting our space industry flag

I RECENTLY spoke in the debate in the Scottish Parliament on opportunities in the space sector in Scotland. Many people think of space and think of astronauts and spaceships but there is so much more to the sector, and it is all happening here in Scotland.

Colin Beattie MSP column: Anti-social behaviour concerns

I AM GROWING increasingly concerned at the rising numbers of reports of anti-social behaviour in my constituency. We must not let this problem grow and persist throughout the spring and summer, causing upset to individuals, businesses, and communities.

Colin Beattie MSP column: Congratulations to Humza Yousaf

THIS week, the Scottish National Party selected Humza Yousaf as its next leader, and I would like to extend my congratulations to Humza. We must now turn our attention to the future and continue to do what we do best. The SNP Government under Nicola Sturgeon laid strong foundations for a fairer progressive Scotland. It is important we do not lose sight of what we have already achieved.