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Gary Mulvaney selected for Argyll & Bute

Gary Mulvaney has been announced as the Scottish Conservative and Unionist candidate for Argyll & Bute in the forthcoming General Election on December 12th.

Campbeltown Creamery set to close

First Milk has announced its intention to close Campbeltown Creamery, putting 14 jobs at risk. The Creamery was put up for sale in April 2018 when First Milk announced that it was not core to its business strategy for the future. 

SNP attempt to evade responsibility for budget problems

Highlands and Islands Scottish Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has criticised SNP politicians Mike Russell and Brendan O'Hara after they attempted to evade responsibility for the budget problems facing Argyll and Bute Council.

Mr Cameron said:

Good quality and accessible housing is a must

I was delighted to meet with Islay Development Initiative members in Bowmore today. I was given details on the planned development of the 264 acre Cornabus Forest site at the south west of Islay.

Transport System must deliver for Island and Rural Scotland

NFU Scotland has called on Scotland’s transport system to deliver reliable and cost-effective transportation between island, rural and semi-rural locations in order to underpin the agricultural and crofting businesses and communities at the heart of these areas.  NFU Scotland made the call after

MSP urges ambassador to help scotch the whisky tariff

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron is urging the American ambassador to intervene in the trade war between the EU and the US which has led to a 25% tariff being placed on Scotch whisky exports to the United States.

Scottish Conservatives are the only true unionist party

I was joined by my fellow Scottish Conservative volunteers in Oban while successfully leafleting and canvasing.

We spoke to many people who will be voting Conservative for the first time in the next election as we are the best placed to kick the SNP out of Argyll and Bute.