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.


Conservative support for local news media

A bid by the Scottish Conservatives to provide critical support to Scotland’s local news providers has been successfully passed, providing increased assistance for one of the country’s most under-pressure industries.

National Trust vital for Highlands and Islands

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that it is vitally important for the Highlands and Islands that a Government taskforce is successful in securing the future of the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).

Survey reveals bullying and harassment.

NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) have offered a sincere apology to colleagues in Argyll and Bute who indicated in a survey that they have experienced bullying and harassment.

“Clear line of sight” out of lockdown for elderly required says Cameron

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has emphasised the need to provide elderly people with a “clear line of sight” to take them through the coronavirus pandemic.

After speaking along the same lines during a debate in the Scottish Parliament earlier this week, Mr Cameron said:

Workers given economic security

The Chancellor has given millions of workers across Scotland economic security right through until October with the extension of the furlough scheme by four months.

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has given a very warm welcome to the announcement.

Focus must be on care home testing

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that the fight against the coronavirus must be focused on protecting staff and residents in care homes.

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