Category Archives: North East Fife

RAF LEUCHARS: “SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT” STILL TAKING PLACE

Figures released to North East Fife MP Sir Menzies Campbell show that nearly £3million has been spent by the Ministry of Defence on Typhoon infrastructure at RAF Leuchars in the last seven months despite the base being threatened with closure.
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RAF LEUCHARS BEST PLACED TO DETER AND DEFEND AGAINST TERRORIST AIR THREAT

The strategic location of RAF Leuchars is vital in defending the UK’s airspace from attack and, in the event of an emergency, can be overhead “Tier One” risk targets such as Torness nuclear power station and Faslane nuclear submarine base …

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Coastguard Restructuring Climbdown “A Victory For Common Sense” – Ming Campbell

Reports that a review of Government plans to restructure the Coastguard service may be underway have been welcomed by Sir Menzies Campbell MP.
Sir Menzies, whose North East Fife constituency is home to under-threat Forth Coastguard, said:
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Ming Confirms Olympic Torch Will Visit St Andrews

News that St Andrews will host the Olympic torch on its relay around the United Kingdom has been revealed by North East Fife MP Sir Menzies Campbell.
Sir Menzies, a former Olympic athlete himself and now a member of the Olympic …

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Campbell Dismisses Unfounded RAF Leuchars “Speculation”

Senior Liberal Democrat MP Sir Menzies Campbell has dismissed the latest bout of “speculation” about the future of RAF Leuchars in his North East Fife constituency and has been assured by Ministers that no decision is imminent.
Sir Menzies said:
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