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Jamie backs RNLI

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has given strong backing to the RNLI following criticism in one national newspaper of the charity’s work overseas.

MSP champions role of franchising

A Conservative MSP has highlighted the role franchising plays in regional economies in a speech to business owners this morning.

Jamie welcomes student visa announcement

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has described the announcement by the UK Government that there will be a two year post study work visa for international students as “great news”.

MSP launches poll on election posters

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has written to Shetland Islands Council after concerns were raised with him on the volume of candidate posters on public property during the recent by election.

Jamie praises Moray charity

Friendly Access, a Lossiemouth-based surf and swim charity for disabled young people, has been congratulated on its success in gaining a £100,000 award from the National Lottery Community Fund, by MSPs in the Scottish Parliament.

SNP's “huge blunder” over fishing as Shetland prepares to vote

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has said the SNP’s Derek Mackay has made a “huge blunder” after the Finance Secretary admitted on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme yesterday (29 July 2019) that political deals with the European Union would require ‘trade-offs’ when asked about the fut

Jamie welcomes PM's comments on fishing

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s statement and responses in the House of Commons today, Highlands and Islands Conservative MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston said: