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Cameron hopeful over future of Campbeltown creamery

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron is hopeful that there will be a positive outcome for Campbeltown Creamery after holding talks on site yesterday (Monday 23rd September). The current owners, First Milk, put the creamery up for sale last year.

SNP must apologise for hated Named Persons scheme

The SNP has finally scrapped the hated Named Persons scheme and must apologise.

After years of pressure from campaigners, families and the Scottish Conservatives, the SNP have finally u-turned on their plans for this Orwellian scheme.

Concerns about hospital discharge delays

Donald Cameron, Scottish Conservative MSP for the Highlands and Islands, has highlighted newly released figures which show that NHS Western Isles and NHS Highland have the highest rates of delayed discharge in Scotland. They stood at 25.3% and 15.5% compared to a Scottish average of 8.5%.

Lib Dem's don’t want to listen

The Lib Dem's don’t want to listen to the result of referendums.

They are playing a dangerous game: saying we don’t have to listen to the result of referendums but can simply ignore them altogether.

Aquaculture important to rural economy

I was delighted to visit the Scottish Salmon Company's Stronachullin marine site with my fellow Councillors today where I spoke to front-line workers and management about the important role aquaculture plays in Argyll and Bute's growing rural economy.