Edward Mountain MSP backs Jobs Plan for Scotland

Edward Mountain MSP has strongly backed Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross’s plans to “Power up Scotland” and kick-start the economic recovery in the Highlands and Islands Region.

Pledge on Gaelic “summit” sought by Cameron

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has today urged the Deputy First Minister John Swinney to join him and other elected representatives at an urgent summit to secure the future of Gaelic.

Start Up Loan Scheme passes 75,000 mark

The UK Government-owned British Business Bank has issued its 75,000th loan through its Start Up Loans programme, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses across the UK since its launch in 2012.

Comment:  Ministerial Statement on Ferguson Marine

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron commented:

“The people who have suffered the most from the SNP’s ferry fiasco are local residents and businesses in my region who are dependent on a reliable and resilient ferry service."