Donald Cameron

MSP, Highlands & Islands Region
Originally from Achnacarry in Lochaber, Donald was educated at the University of Oxford, and graduated with a BA in Modern History (first class honours). He then worked at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC – a think-tank specialising in international relations.

Returning to the UK to study law, he qualified as an Advocate at the Scottish Bar in 2005. He practised across Scotland focussing on public, agricultural and crofting law, appearing in the Court of Justice of the European Union, the Supreme Court, the Court of Session (Inner and Outer Houses) and the Scottish Land Court. He was appointed a Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government 2009-2016. He was elected an MSP for the Highlands and Islands at the Scottish Parliamentary elections in May 2016.

Follow Donald on Facebook at @DonaldCameronMSP and on Twitter at @DAJCameron where you can see what he has been doing both in Holyrood and around the Region, and see all his planned Constituency Surgery dates and locations.

Donald is a member of the following Committees in the Scottish Parliament:

Donald is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups in the Scottish Parliament:

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.

Cameron backs calls for Holyrood scrutiny of air traffic control changes

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron is supporting calls for a debate in Parliament on plans to centralise air traffic control in the region, which would lead to air traffic controllers removed from airports and replaced with a single ‘remote’ tower in Inverness.

COMMENT FROM DONALD CAMERON ON AUDIT SCOTLAND FINDINGS ON POLICE SCOTLAND

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 demands action on NHS Highland

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has demanded urgent action after reports confirmed that NHS Highland has been placed in special measures at a high level of concern.

See Also

Edward Mountain

MSP, Highlands & Islands Region
​​​​​​​Edward joined the Army after he left school and served for twelve years reaching the rank of Major. During his time in the Army he completed tours in Cyprus, Germany, Canada, Uganda, Spain and Eygpt.

Jamie Halcro-Johnston

MSP, Highlands & Islands Region
Follow Jamie Halcro-Johnston on Facebook at @JamieHalcroJohnstonConservative, on Twitter at @jhalcrojohnston and online at https://www.jamiehalcrojohnston.org.uk/ where you can see what he has been doing both in Holyrood and around the Region, and see all his planned Constituency Surgery dates and locations.