Local MP Meets New Zealand PM

TRADE LINKS . . . Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell had the opportunity to chat with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who was on an official visit to London last week.

Mr Mundell, who recently returned from New Zealand, is the UK’s Trade Envoy to the Southern Hemisphere Commonwealth country, which signed a new trade deal with the UK last February.

During her visit to London, Ms Adern held talks in Downing Street with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and had an audience with The Duke of Cambridge.