Holyrood News

Highlands and Islands losing out on government investment

A Highlands and Islands MSP has expressed astonishment after it was revealed that the Scottish Government has failed to make a single award of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) to businesses in the region in the last three years.

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”.