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Secretary of State pays tribute to former Scotland Office Minister David Cairns MP

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The Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore said: “The news of David Cairns’ passing is very sad indeed. David contributed a huge amount…

The Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore said:

“The news of David Cairns’ passing is very sad indeed. David contributed a huge amount to Scottish political life and was a decent, intelligent and warm figure who was liked and respected across political divides. He was a principled and passionate politician and he will be sorely missed by all of us at Westminster and far beyond. My thoughts are with his family and his friends.”