I was very pleased to see our council's roads department cutting the grass verges across many roads on Islay. Some of these areas particularly near the outlying farms have not had their verges cut in over five years.
After it has been reported that the Scottish Government may escape EU fines over their on going late CAP payments fiasco thanks to UK wide CAP payments arriving on time. It seems that any progress the Scottish Government has been making has completely stalled.
Our young people deserve the best possible start in life. That’s why we are investing £65 million in technical education - £15 million to ensure we have the colleges and teachers needed to deliver the new T-Levels, and £50 million from April 2018 to fund high quality work placements.
This Conservative Government is taking the big decisions on Britain’s transport future. We are investing £6.1 billion in road improvements, which will better link people with their jobs, friends and family.
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