Donald Cameron  - MSP for Highlands & Islands region


Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance


Donald Cameron, originally from Achnacarry near Spean Bridge, was elected to the Scottish Parliament in 2016. After graduating from Oxford University with a first class degree in modern history, he worked at the Center For Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC before returning to the UK to study law.

Before his election he was a Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government, and worked across Scotland specialising in agricultural, crofting and employment law, as well as helping to manage the family farming and holiday business on the West Coast.

He is married with three young children.


Welcome for Chancellor’s visit to Bute

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has warmly welcomed the visit of the Chancellor of the Exchequer to Bute.

The Highlands and Islands MSP said: “I’m very pleased that Rishi Sunak has taken the time to visit a community in the Highlands and Islands region.

Community anger over latest A83 closure

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has written to Transport Minister Michael Matheson urging him to 'wake up' to the implications of the latest closure of the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful.

No surprise that A82 is Scotland’s deadliest road

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that he is not surprised that  the A82 trunk road, which links Glasgow and Inverness, via Fort William, has been confirmed as Scotland’s deadliest road.

Dairy farmers urged to speak up

Dairy farmers in Argyll and Bute are being urged by a local politician to take part in a consultation on ending unfair practices in the sector. The consultation is being led by the UK Government and is designed to create a fairer marketplace for producers.

Cameron adds name to proposed disability Bill

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has given his backing to a proposed Bill which aims to improve outcomes for children and young people with a disability in the transition to adulthood.

Eat out to help local businesses

Two local politicians are encouraging local eateries, and their customers, to take advantage of the Government’s new “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme.

The scheme offers a discount to diners every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, of up to 50% of the cost of their meal.

Please take your litter home!

Two local elected representatives have expressed concern about a growing problem with littering in some parts of Argyll and Bute after receiving complaints from constituents.

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