DONALD CAMERON MSP

Donald Cameron  - MSP for Highlands & Islands region

 

2021 Policy Coordinator, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for the Climate Change, Environment, Land Reform

 

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.

News

SNP and Green MSPs will have to answer for “car park tax”

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has expressed disappointment after SNP and Green politicians voted down amendments which would have helped protect workers across the Highlands and Islands from the impact of the SNP’s car park tax.

MSP supports tax safeguards for islands

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has pledged his support for an initiative to prevent islanders being unfairly taxed for parking at work.

Whisky Tariffs could hit local communities

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron said:

“I am alarmed that a trade dispute, not of our making, could hit communities in places like Islay very hard.

£25m Growth Deal for Argyll and Bute

The Argyll & Bute Growth Deal is the next step towards completing the UK Government's ambitious City and Growth deals programme in Scotland.

Strengthening the Scottish economy is a key priority for the UK Government.

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