Holyrood News

Jobs and prosperity put at risk by ferry fiasco says MSP

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has charged the Scottish Government with putting jobs and prosperity in the Western Isles at risk following further revelations about its mismanagement of the CalMac ferry contract.

MSP challenges Yousaf to visit Oban Police Station

Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has been invited to visit Oban Police Station after the minister dismissed claims by the Scottish Police Federation that a quarter of the police estate in Scotland is in poor condition.

Donald Cameron backs Prime Minister over IndyRef2

Highlands and Islands Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has backed Boris Johnson’s decision to refuse Nicola Sturgeon’s request for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence.


Commenting on the £50m black hole faced by Police Scotland , Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron said: “It is deeply alarming that Audit Scotland says that Police Scotland requires a £50m cash injection in order to prevent the loss of no fewer than 750 police officers."

Cameron blasts SNP over broadband delay

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has blasted the SNP Government over its failure to meet its own deadline for delivering broadband to rural communities.

Cameron condemns SNP as ferry costs spiral

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has condemned SNP ministers after it was revealed that the cost of completing two delayed CalMac ferries has more than doubled and both vessels will enter service later than expected.

Cameron demands apology for broken promises on broadband

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has demanded that the Scottish Government apologise for reneging on its commitment to deliver 100% superfast broadband to the Highlands and Islands by 2021.