Local News

Cameron backs Prime Minister over IndyRef2

Highlands and Islands MSP Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has backed Boris Johnson’s decision to refuse Nicola Sturgeon’s request for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence.

Cameron backs calls for Holyrood scrutiny of air traffic control changes

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron is supporting calls for a debate in Parliament on plans to centralise air traffic control in the region, which would lead to air traffic controllers removed from airports and replaced with a single ‘remote’ tower in Inverness.

Islay public transport survey

Islay residents, businesses and visitors are being asked for their view on their current and potential use of school and public transport on the island.

New east wing opens at Dunoon Primary

It was a special day at Dunoon Primary this morning when the doors to the school’s newly-built east wing were opened to staff and pupils for the first time.

SNP over-promise and under-deliver on broadband

SNP Energy Minister had to come to Holyrood today, 9th January, to admit that their 2016 manifesto pledge on broadband connectivity would not be met, with the biggest delays experienced in the North of Scotland.

£50m black hole faced by Police Scotland

Audit Scotland presented the findings of their report into the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) to the Scottish Parliament's Public Audit committee today, and revealed a £50 million shortfall over the next two years, required to secure the jobs of 750 police officers.

Cameron demands action on NHS Highland

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has demanded urgent action after reports confirmed that NHS Highland has been placed in special measures at a high level of concern.