SNP U-turn on Policing

The SNP have been forced to U-turn on their plans to abolish the British Transport Police after senior officers warned they couldn’t safely plan a new date for the merger to go ahead.

Councillor meets with Colleagues in Edinburgh

I was delighted to meet some of my fellow Conservative Councillors in Edinburgh when I was attending the latest SCCORS meeting.

It was great to hear about the terrific work they and other Conservative Councillors are doing for their constituents in Edinburgh.

Social Housing should be fit for purpose

I have been visiting constituents and local businesses from Tarbert to Islay speaking to local residents and delivering my latest survey leaflet.

Honouring the memory and bravery of Lieutenant David MacIntyre VC

The village of Portnahaven on Islay played host to the ceremony to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the actions at Henin and Fontaine-Les-Croisilles, France (24th and 27th of August 1918) and the award of the Victoria Cross to temporary Lieutenant David Lowe MacIntyre, Argyll and Sutherland

Union flags on display in Gigha

It was great to be back on Isle of Gigha for yet another successful surgery. 

I heard directly from the hard working Gigha ferry crew about the challenges facing the Isle. I also spoke to business owners as-well as many other locals over the course of my visit. 

Super fast fibre reaches Bowmore.

I have been receiving numerous complaints about sewage and drainage issues in Bowmore. Also problems with whole sections of street lighting malfunctioning across Bowmore and in certain parts of Port Ellen.