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Welcome investment in Rural Growth Deal

The council were delighted to hear that UK government have backed our rural growth deal with £50million cash investment confirmed from Westminster and Holyrood.

Prime Minister Johnson initially flagged up the potential of a deal in a visit to Faslane early in his premiership.

SNP and Green MSPs will have to answer for “car park tax”

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has expressed disappointment after SNP and Green politicians voted down amendments which would have helped protect workers across the Highlands and Islands from the impact of the SNP’s car park tax.

Film in Argyll & Bute

Argyll and Bute’s popularity as a filming location is well established – and the Argyll & Bute Council is working alongside residents and partner organisations to ensure that the trend continues.

Warning about “nightmare pact” between Corbyn and Sturgeon

Tony Blair has warned Jeremy Corbyn not to do a deal with Nicola Sturgeon. At an event in Edinburgh, Tony Blair said he would ‘struggle’ to vote Labour, and said that Corbyn should not use the union as a ‘bargaining chip’ with the SNP.

Significant Investment in our road network

I was out and about leafleting and speaking to my constituents on the doorstep in Bridgend, Newton and Ballygrant again today. Among the many issues brought up were vehicles speeding through our villages, disruptions to ferry sailings, slow internet speeds and poor road conditions.

MSP supports tax safeguards for islands

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has pledged his support for an initiative to prevent islanders being unfairly taxed for parking at work.