Holyrood News

"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.

Coronavirus and cruise ships

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has questioned the Health Secretary over plans to deal with any incidents of Coronavirus on any visiting cruise ships.

Jamie appointed Shadow Minister for Education

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has been appointed Shadow Minister for Education after new Scottish Conservative Leader Jackson Carlaw reshuffled his team.

Jamie questions First Minister over Moray maternity services

MSP highlights expectant mum’s 300 mile round trip

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has urged the First Minister to intervene to ensure downgraded maternity services at Elgin’s Dr Gray’s Hospital are restored as a matter of urgency.

Well done, Outfit Moray

Outdoor learning charity, Outfit Moray, has been singled out for praise after a motion was submitted to the Scottish Parliament congratulating supporters for taking part in a 24-hour mountain bike race.

More SNP broadband delays

Commenting on news that the SNP Scottish Government's pledge to roll out super-fast broadband to 100% of Scots by 2021 is delayed by at least two years, Jamie Halcro Johnston MSP said:

The latest SNP "shambles" on ferries

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston today questioned the Transport and Islands Minister about legal action over Northern Isles ferry routes.

Have your say on energy inquiry

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston is urging people and businesses from across the region to provide input into plans for Scotland’s energy future.