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Donald Cameron slams ministers over ferry failures

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has slammed Scottish Government ministers over their repeated failures to get a grip on the problems facing ferry users in the Highlands and Islands.

MSP signs Fight for Nature pledge

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has committed to fight for Scotland’s nature by signing Scottish Environment Link’s “Standing up for Nature” pledge.

RURAL CRIME HITS SEVEN YEAR HIGH

Commenting on NFU Mutual’s 2019 report on rural crime, Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron said: “Last year rural crime cost Scotland an estimated £1.6m.  However what that bald figure hides is the stress and anxiety that it is causing many people working in rural areas of Scotland like Loch

Highland Council Rejects ‘Nuclear Free’ Motion

Highland Council has voted overwhelmingly (46-15) to reject SNP proposals to join the ‘Nuclear Free Local Authorities’ group, a collective group of Local Authorities across the U.K and Republic of Ireland that are committed to ending the nuclear industry.

Scottish Conservatives Announce Budget for the Highlands

During the recent budget debate, the Scottish Conservative Group tabled several amendments to give something back to the Highlands. For too long the annual budget has just announced a series of cuts, never, unlike other Councils, has it been used to launch new investments.