Local News

Every university in Scotland faces cuts to funding under the SNP

Every university in Scotland faces cuts to funding under the SNP. Research from the Scottish Funding Council has revealed that every university in Scotland faces cuts to funding, with half of institutions facing cuts of more than 2 per cent.


An announcement that £500,000 of extra funding will be allocated to Argyll and Bute Council’s winter maintenance budget has been welcomed by local politicians Donald Cameron MSP and Councillor Alastair Redman.

Conservative Councillors working to meet challenges of rural economy

I was delighted to meet with depute leader of the Council Gary Mulvaney and depute policy lead for communities Sir Jamie McGrigor in Kilmory recently.

We discussed the important need to grow Argyll & Bute's rural economy and the various challenges that creates.

A83 resurfacing planned for early May

I have been contacted by many of my constituents in Tayinloan about the deteriorating condition of the A83 in that area due to regular flooding and drainage issues.

Safety Concerns about school path

At the latest East Kintyre Community Council I was informed about the dangerous condition of the Carradale Primary School path with some of it's slabs sticking up and a drain cover with exposed edges.