Local News

Welcome for Chancellor’s visit to Bute

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has warmly welcomed the visit of the Chancellor of the Exchequer to Bute.

The Highlands and Islands MSP said: “I’m very pleased that Rishi Sunak has taken the time to visit a community in the Highlands and Islands region.

Donald Cameron appointed Shadow Health Secretary

 Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that he is both humbled and proud to have been appointed Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport by Scottish Conservative Leader, Douglas Ross.

Plight of Western Isles pupil raised with Swinney

The plight of a school student from the Western Isles who received worse than expected grades from the SQA was raised with Education Secretary John Swinney earlier today in the Scottish Parliament by local MSP Donald Cameron in a debate about the fall-out from the grading fiasco.

Calls for Swinney to resign over exam crisis

John Swinney must resign so focus can turn back to solutions to the exam grade crisis.

It is unforgivable that pupils have been marked down based purely on where they live and the SNP’s appeals process looks doomed to fail unless more staff and resources are committed to it.

Work on Waterfront begins

Preparatory work for the Helensburgh Waterfront Development site will start from Monday 10 August, and drivers are encouraged to find alternative parking options in other parts of the town.

Give pupils every chance to succeed

Scottish Conservative party leader Douglas Ross MP has said that the SNP Government should give pupils every chance to succeed and change the rules on grades this year.

Community anger over latest A83 closure

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has written to Transport Minister Michael Matheson urging him to 'wake up' to the implications of the latest closure of the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful.