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"Unsurprised” by childcare expansion delay

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has said that he is “unsurprised” that the Scottish Government is suspending the deadline for delivery of its expansion of childcare hours.

Action to boost volunteer numbers

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has welcomed the launch of a new drive to boost volunteer numbers in Scotland.

Jamie welcomes UK support for self-employed

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has said the Chancellor’s emergency measures to help the self-employed will be particularly warmly welcomed across his region.

HIAL Announcement

Responding to HIAL’s decision to reduce operations at their airports, Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston said:

“It is important that all efforts are taken to restrict the spread of Covid-19.

Make sure you can still “read all about it”

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston is urging people across the region to keep supporting their local newspapers.

Mr Halcro Johnston said: “The vital role played by our local press has rarely been more important as it is now.

Please support local businesses

A Highlands and Islands MSP is urging people to support their local shops and businesses as much as possible during the coronavirus emergency.

A good Budget for the Highlands and Islands

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has hailed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s UK Budget as a good one for the region.

Mr Halcro Johnston said: “This is a good Budget for the Highlands and Islands.