Mr. Beattie spoke in the debate entitled ‘Celebrating Our Past: Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.’
The debate focused on Visit Scotland’s theme for 2017: Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.
Commenting on the year, Mr. Beattie said:
“I was pleased to have the opportunity to highlight Dalkeith’s beautiful Palace and Country Park in the debate yesterday. Dalkeith is a wonderful place with a rich history that should be acknowledged and celebrated!
‘I have a keen interest in history, and I feel that this year will provide both citizens and visitors with the opportunity to re-discover Scotland’s greatness.
‘I look forward to seeing the events that will take place in Midlothian North this year. I hope all residents have the opportunity to take part in the incredible archaeology, history, and heritage our country has to offer.”