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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

“Pride of Moray” recognised at Holyrood

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has marked the Royal Air Force’s decision to name the first of its P-8 Poseidon aircraft “Pride of Moray” by putting it on record in a motion to the Scottish Parliament .

SNP needs to act on islands’ air links

Following a series of delays and cancellations affecting flights to Orkney and Shetland, Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has said that ministers need to act to reassure islanders that they can rely on the service in the future.

THE MORAY GROWTH DEAL

Jamie Halcro Johnston, Scottish Conservative MSP for the Highlands and Islands, said:

“I am delighted that an announcement on the Moray Growth Deal appears to be imminent.

Jamie presses Stagecoach on Forres bus service

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has written to Stagecoach to ask the company to review its decision to withdraw its service to the Forbeshill housing estate in Forres.