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.

Tavish Scott to leave Holyrood

Comment from Jamie Halcro Johnston MSP on Tavish Scott MSP’s resignation announcement.

“I’d like to wish Tavish Scott all the very best as he leaves the Scottish Parliament after twenty years serving as MSP for Shetland, and formerly as Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats.

Jamie slams SNP on key future skills plan already months late

The Scottish Conservatives have derided the SNP’s ‘half-hearted’ approach to the future skills agenda as it has emerged that there is still no date for the publication of the Future Skills Action Plan which is already four months late.

Jamie warns over SNP car park tax

Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has hit out after nationalist politicians at Holyrood refused to accept proposals which would limit the damage of the Scottish Government’s proposed car park tax.

UPDATE: HIAL strikes

Commenting on the announcement that industrial action between Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd and the Prospect trade union has been suspended pending a ballot on a revised offer, Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston said: