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Gary's positive vision for Argyll & Bute

Our country has suffered as a result of the parliamentary paralysis in the last couple of years. I cannot count the number of times people have said to me that “our country’s a joke” and an “international laughing stock”. Our elected MP’s seem happy to create mayhem but deliver nothing.

Remembering the fallen

It was a privilege to attended the remembrance service in Portnahaven today. A huge thanks to all who have contributed to the memorial services on Islay and across the world.

Alcohol duty rates to be reviewed

The Prime Minister has addressed one of the whisky industry’s major concerns. On a visit to Moray recently, Boris Johnson promised that a Conservative government would review alcohol duty rates to ensure that our tax system supports Scotch whisky distilleries and other domestic drink producers.

Campbeltown economic summit must be more than 'talking shop'

The Scottish Government has announced an economic forum is to be held in Campbeltown to explore economic development opportunities following the announcement of possible redundancies at two of the town’s biggest employers.