Dey named party Whip

ANGUS SOUTH MSP Graeme Dey has been appointed by the SNP as their new Government Whip.

The announcement from the Scottish Parliament also confirmed that Mr Dey will be a member of the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment committee.

Mr Dey said: “I am delighted and honoured to have been appointed an SNP Whip in the new Parliament.

“Taking on this role will afford me an opportunity to quickly develop my understanding of the workings of parliament.

“I am also very pleased, given the nature of Angus South, to have been made a member of the Rural Affairs Committee.

“I very much look forward to working as hard as I can in both roles.”