Can you help to beat breast cancer this July?
This July, Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now are asking people to get together with friends and family and hold an Afternoon Tea.

Breast Cancer Care’s Afternoon Tea fundraiser has been running since 1998, with £740,000 raised last year. The money raised helps enable the charities to carry out more world-class research, provide more life-changing support and campaign more effectively for breast cancer services and care.

Martin Whitfield MP is helping to promote the Afternoon Tea in East Lothian to help the charity reach its targ
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Stay in the EU and keep the UK intact
Writing in today's Edinburgh Evening News, Martin Whitfield MP has outlined why Scottish Labour must campaign vigorously to stay in the EU and keep in the UK intact.

Mr Whitfield's article highlights the catastrophic damage that Brexit will cause to Scotland and the UK, and that Scotland leaving the UK would involve years of deep austerity, putting already-stretched public services at risk.

Martin Whitfield MP said:

"As we face twin threats from the inward-looking nationalism of the Tories and the SNP, the Labour party must be the part
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Marking Armed Forces Day 2019
This year's Armed Forces Day is taking place on Saturday 29th June, with events across the UK to celebrate and thank everyone in the Armed Forces community, including the men and women currently serving, veterans, cadets and Service families.

Ahead of the day, East Lothian Council has shown the county's support by holding a ceremony to raise a special Armed Forces Day flag to mark the day.

Martin Whitfield MP said:

"Armed Forces Day gives communities the opportunity to say thank you to those that are currently serving on our behalf in
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Visiting award-winning local games studio
Martin Whitfield MP and Iain Gray MSP have visited the East Linton office of award-winning games developer 4J Studios following its key role in Minecraft becoming the best selling game of all time.

Established in 2005, 4J has its Headquarters in Dundee, while most of the software development work is undertaken in East Linton. It has an extremely experienced core team of designers, technology and games programmers and artists. The company’s ethos is to combine innovation, creativity and technical excellence with efficient production practic
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Celebrating benefits of employee ownership
Employee Ownership Day 2019 is taking place on Friday 28th June and Martin Whitfield MP has shown his support for the day by visiting local employee owned business Jerba Campervans.

This year the day's focus is on celebrating employee ownership’s impact on wellbeing and happiness at work and the Employee Ownership Association (EOA) is encouraging its members and stakeholders to ‘celebrate with a smile’ or to help with the campaign by ‘spreading a smile’ and creating publicity.

Jerba Campervans in North Berwick are a high profil
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