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.
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.
Highlands and Islands MSP, Donald Cameron has challenged Cabinet Secretary for Health, Jeane Freeman, to ensure that the review into bullying at NHS Highland in Argyll and Bute delivers lasting change.
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.
Highlands and Islands Scottish Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has warned the Scottish Government to heed the concerns of Scotland’s farmers and crofters after details of the proposed payment allocation were revealed.
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