I was in Brussels at the European Policy Centre today to make the case for a more positive, united European Union. I also managed to solve a mystery which had been puzzling my constituents and I in Aberdeenshire for quite some time... 

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I was in London at Westminster, before an evening of TV interviews to discuss Chilcot, the EU referendum and more. 


I appeared on Good Morning Britain to talk to Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan about Chilcott, before heading back to parliament. Then, it was time for LBC once again. Later, I had the immense pleasure of meeting with the President of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont. 


Yesterday, I asked the Prime Minister to give Scottish fishing the priority it deserves. The Scottish Parliament was full of new faces too, including a new Presiding Officer. I have no doubt that interesting times lie ahead for all. 


I am still elated by Gillian Martin's election success here in Aberdeenshire East. She'll have enjoyed a tremendously exciting week being sworn in at the Scottish Parliament and meeting with all 62 her new colleagues. 


I read this article about my friend and colleague colleague Dennis Robertson with pride. He was a great colleague and I wish him all the very best. 


Showed my support for Teenage Cancer Trust's Blue CM Campaign. Also enjoyed this article by Kevin Pringle on the rich cocktail of culture that makes Scotland - with a little help from the Proclaimers.