New Figures Reveal Increase in Rural Crime

New figures released by the National Farmers Union (NFU) show that rural crime cost Scotland £2.3m in 2019. 

This is a 44.1% increase on the previous year and represents the largest proportional increase of any region of the UK.

Ballantyne Backs Check to Save Campaign

This week, Michelle Ballantyne has lent her backing to the Check to Save campaign.


Citizens Advice Scotland are launching a major new campaign - Council Tax: Check to Save.

PSA: Coronavirus

South Scotland MSP, Michelle Ballantyne, has urged all constituents to note NHS Scotland’s guidance on the Coronavirus.

Ballantyne Visits Little Flyers Nursery to Discuss 1140 Rollout

Michelle Ballantyne visited the Little Flyers Nursery in Newbridge to discuss the rollout of funded childcare.

The former early years spokesperson has been speaking to nurseries about the impact that implementing the Scottish Government’s changes has had on nursery staff.

Time for a Sea of Opportunity

Michelle Ballantyne MSP, visited Peterhead, the largest white fish port in Europe to meet with North East fishermen and set out her plans to seize the “sea of opportunity.