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Cancelled operations rose by nearly 20% in the last year

Scottish Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has expressed concern after learning that cancelled operations in the NHS Highland area rose by nearly 20% in the last year.

Between 2017 and 2018 the number of cancelled operations went up from 1,670 to 1,963.

Postponement of A83 taskforce meeting is “unbelievable”

Highlands and Islands Scottish Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has described a decision by Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, to postpone a  meeting of the A83 taskforce by more than two months as “unbelievable”.

Scottish Government must improve Police visibility in Argyll

Highlands and Islands Scottish Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has said that the public visibility of the Police in Argyll has drastically declined following the “botched” centralisation of Police Scotland by the SNP Scottish Government.

Serious questions about level of priority A83 being given

The next planned meeting of the A83 taskforce was due to take place on March 27, but in a letter dated March 25 George Fiddes, special projects manager with Transport Scotland, has informed task-force members that this meeting has been cancelled and rescheduled for June 5.

Cameron welcomes MP's appointment to delivery charge watchdog

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has pledged to work closely with Scottish Conservative MP Douglas Ross after it was confirmed that Mr Ross has joined a parliamentary group set up by the Advertising Standards Authority to tackle unfair delivery charges.

MSP welcomes proposal to fund road improvements

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has welcomed a proposal by the Scottish Conservatives to create a £100m Pothole Action Fund believing that it is something that his region desperately needs.

SNP Leave supporters back Brexit deal

Senior SNP members have urged MPs to back the Brexit deal.

Alex Neil and Jim Sillars said that the Prime Minister’s deal is the only thing that ensures the UK will leave the EU.