With the majority of sitting weeks spent working in Parliament or in transit to or from London, it’s difficult to get as much time in Midlothian as I would like. So, during the Easter recess, I made time to visit some Midlothian businesses, to learn more about their products and the great work they are doing in the local community.

Top: Discussing initiatives to fight food waste at Asda Straiton with manager Rosie Grant.

Bottom left: Thanking James Macsween for my tour of Macsween Haggis at Bilston Glen.

Bottom right: Visiting Ross’s of Edinburgh in Loanhead to see firsthand how Edinburgh rock is made!