Miles Briggs MSP

Miles Briggs is a Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP for the Lothian region.

Miles grew up in Perthshire before moving to live in Edinburgh. Having stood in Edinburgh South at the general election, he has established a reputation as a hard working local representative, who stands up for concerns of Edinburgh residents.

Miles is the Scottish Conservative Chief Whip. He previously served as the Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport.

Outside of politics, Miles is a keen hillwalker and has bagged 92 Munros to date. He has also abseiled down the Forth Road Bridge to raise money for the RNLI.

Miles also has a website. Go to https://www.milesbriggs.scot/ to see more of his recent work.

If you have an issue you would like to raise with Miles, you can get in touch with his office by phoning 0131 348 5944 or emailing miles.briggs.msp@parliament.scot. You can also find him on Twitter and Facebook.

News

Almost 70,000 jobs in Edinburgh protected by the UK Government

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Union is working.

The UK Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has saved 736,500 jobs across Scotland, including 69,400 in Edinburgh. This whopping figure accounts for 28% of all employees in Scotland's capital.

Call for fresh focus on impact of cannabis

Scottish Conservatives are today calling for a renewed focus from all levels of government on the damaging impact of cannabis on the young.

It comes as health campaigners warn today that high-strength cannabis can lead to psychosis among teenagers.

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