Islay to host WW100 commemoration

Today I was very happy to meet with Cllr Barbara Morgan the Argyll and Bute Council's Armed Forces Champion. We discussed the upcoming World War 100 commemorations on Islay.

Fish Farm expansion to bring quality jobs

I was delighted that at the latest PPSL Committee meeting my fellow members and we unanimously backed the increasing  of the size of the Strondoir Bay Fish Farm at Loch Fyne.

Recycling concerns in Islay

It was great to catch up with my local constituents in Portnahaven and Port Wemyss over the past few days.

Sick and tired of this SNP lead government

I have been visiting local residents on the mainland side of my ward again today. It was great to speak directly to my constituents, some of whom have recently joined our party.

Plastic debris making it's way to our shores

I was happy to join the Islay Development Initiative's latest beach clean at the big strand on Islay today. Having clean and tidy beaches is not just important to our fast growing tourist industry but also for we local residents.

Fighting for change in Kintyre and the Islands

I was delighted to visit my constituents in Port Ellen today. I had the opportunity to speak to local residents about their concerns in regards to the poor condition of roads, recent ferry disruptions, mobile phone signal problems and the condition of social housing in the area.

Our communities depend on regular sailings

I was delighted to attend the Islay Community Ferry Committee yesterday to hear the latest operational report from Simon Richmond the CalMac Area Operations Manager.

Respect Pledge for local elections

Today (3 March 2018) the Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis unveiled the Party’s Respect Pledge. The pledge will apply to all Conservative candidates standing in the local elections this year, ensuring they behave responsibly throughout the election.