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Covid-19 cases in Orkney

Commenting on concerns over the number of Covid-19 cases in Orkney, Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston said:

“This is obviously a deeply concerning development.

Jamie welcomes tariff cuts

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has welcomed the announcement that US tariffs on Scottish shortbread are being axed.

STATEMENT: Moorfield Hotel fire

I’m sure the whole of Shetland will be grateful for the work of the emergency services, who have battled the fire through the night. Thankfully it seems that all staff and guests were quickly evacuated and that there has been no serious injury caused. 

Broad welcome for job support for young people

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has said that the creation of a jobs scheme to help young people into secure employment is, for him, one of the most important elements of the Chancellor’s recent statement.