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Cameron urges NHS treatment recovery plan

Shadow Health Secretary Donald Cameron has called for the SNP Government to implement an urgent treatment recovery plan after the latest figures show a massive drop in the number of hospital patients being seen.

Local residents hardest hit by SNP’s ferry fiasco

Following the Ministerial Statement on Ferguson Marine, Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron commented:

“The people who have suffered the most from the SNP’s ferry fiasco are local residents and businesses in my region who are dependent on a reliable and resilient ferry service.

SNP must explain their nationalisation agenda

The SNP must explain their secret agenda to nationalise a failing ferry company. Documents have suggested that the SNP government ensured there was a ‘right to buy’ of failed shipyard Ferguson Marine when it gave the company a £30bn loan two years ago.

Cameron hopes shows will come back “better than ever” next year

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that the cancellation of the Argyllshire Gathering, due to take place this week, and other Highland Games and agricultural shows, has been a significant loss for local communities, but expressed his confidence that they will come back “better than

Cameron praises UK Government’s support for jobs

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has hailed the UK Government’s Job Retention Scheme for helping to protect over 11,000 jobs across Argyll and Bute while nearly £12m has been claimed under the self-employed support scheme.

Broadband voucher scheme is “a confession of failure”

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that the SNP Government’s failure to deliver superfast broadband as it promised, has been confirmed by the launch of a new Scottish Broadband Voucher Scheme (SBVS).

More electrical safety concerns

I have received justifiable complaints about yet another broken streetlight this time in Port Charlotte. I have contacted our roads department about this matter and informed them of my concerns about safety if it is left unfixed. I'm confident that this light will be repaired soon.

Green Distillery Fund Welcomed

“The distilling industry – both whisky and gin – plays an increasingly important role in the rural economy and international reputation of Argyll and Bute. This new fund has the potential to help the industry play a key role in protecting our climate too.”

Care home statement “extraordinary”

A statement by Health Secretary Jeane Freeman that  her own target on the testing of care home staff  is “unrealistic” has been described by Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron as “extraordinary”.