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A83 shambles hammer blow to local economy

Argyll and Bute Conservative representatives have slammed the SNP's continued lack of urgency to find a permanent solution to the problems that continue to engulf the Rest and Be Thankful.

Keeping in touch with constituents during pandemic

I have had the pleasure of attending many local community council meetings via video link during this pandemic and it has been great to respond to all of the important issues that have been raised.

Council congratulates MICT on new development plans

Argyll and Bute Council has approved planning consent for a development of four new affordable houses at Ulva Ferry, Isle of Mull, led by Mull and Iona Community Trust (MICT) working with Ulva School Community Association (USCA).

SNP should not profit from coronavirus

The SNP should not be profiting from the coronavirus pandemic. Separatist branded face masks and coverings are being sold directly from the SNP website.

UK Government delivering for Scotland

The UK Government is delivering for Scotland. Another £1.9 billion in Barnett consequentials is now guaranteed for Scotland to protect our vital public services and defend jobs.

Help for food business operators to open safely

Food businesses play a major role in Argyll and Bute’s economy.

Many have continued to operate throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but some will be starting to open up over the coming days and weeks.

No surprise that A82 is Scotland’s deadliest road

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that he is not surprised that  the A82 trunk road, which links Glasgow and Inverness, via Fort William, has been confirmed as Scotland’s deadliest road.

Dairy farmers urged to speak up

Dairy farmers in Argyll and Bute are being urged by a local politician to take part in a consultation on ending unfair practices in the sector. The consultation is being led by the UK Government and is designed to create a fairer marketplace for producers.