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Plague of potholes across Islay

I have been out and about Islay the past week speaking to my constituents, visiting local businesses and monitoring the roads department's progress with road repairs.

Good welcome for new UK citizen

 It was a great honour to participate in the Citizenship Ceremony for Yuqing Zhang and I wish her well in her future role as a citizen of the United Kingdom.

Yuqing is better known locally as Carol and has lived in Dunoon for some time.

Potholes, drains and flooding concerns at Surgery.

It was great to catch up with so many of my local constituents at my latest Tarbert surgery today.

I got the chance to listen to numerous concerns about flooding, blocked drains, potholes, people speeding, dog fouling and the need for more housing in Tarbert.

Vodafone finally acknowledges problem

I have been speaking at length to my constituents on the Rinns of Islay about the recent problems with the Vodafone mobile network coverage.

Infrastructure tops the list of priorities

I'm just back from attending meetings with my fellow Conservative Councillors in Kilmory and visiting constituents, businesses and front line services in Tarbert.

8 Days without phone service

The latest disruptions to landlines in numerous households in Portnahaven were unacceptable. Some of my constituents phone lines were down for up to 8 days before being restored.