Jean Davis to stand in Ross, Skye and Lochaber

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today announced that Dr Jean Davis will be the candidate for Ross, Sky and Lochaber in the upcoming general election. The seat which was held by the former leader Charles Kennedy until 2015.

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MACLEAN CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF SKYE HOSPITAL CRISIS

Highland Councillor and Skye candidate for the Scottish Parliament Angela MacLean is calling on the Scottish Government and NHS Highland to set up an independent panel to assess health needs and policy for the island.

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IS DELAY OF NUMERACY & LITERACY FIGURES SNP JIGGERY-POKERY?

Highland Lib Dem candidate for Inverness and Nairn, Carolyn Caddick, has condemned the SNP Governments decision to delay the publication of a national survey showing numeracy and literacy levels in Scotland until after the Holyrood Elections.

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MACLEAN SLAMS SNP OVER SKYE FERRY ROUTE FAILURE

Highland Lib Dem candidate for Skye, Locahaber & Badenoch, Angela Maclean, is backing local people's concerns over changes to the Mallaig and Armadale ferry service.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITIES FACING ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES AFTER SNP CAP SHAMBLES

Weeks after the Scottish Government launched an 'emergency' payments scheme, to compensate for their failure to deliver CAP payments on time, the NFUS report that only 19% of farmers eligible for financial support have received any money at all.

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FARMERS PENALISED FOR SCOT GOVT PAYMENTS FIASCO

The Scottish Government Minister’s mismanagement of CAP subsidies could leave Highland farmers with hefty interest repayments. 

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BIOSPHERE RESERVE IMPORTANT MILESTONE FOR SUSTAINABILITY AND TOURISM

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), this week awarded Biosphere Reserve status to Wester Ross.

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CITY DEAL SHOULD BE USED TO BOOST HIGHLAND TRANSPORT

Highland Liberal Democrat Holyrood candidate Angela MacLean has called for the the Inverness City Deal to be used to transform public transport across the region.

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HUGE BOOST FOR THE CAPITAL OF THE HIGHLANDS - DELIVERED

The Inverness City Deal, initiated by former Inverness MP Danny Alexander, and worth £315m for the Highlands Capital was announced by the UK Government today (Tues 22nd March).

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ABSENCE OF HIGHLAND VOICE LEADS TO FAILURE TO ANNOUNCE CITY DEAL

Expressing disappointment that the Inverness City Deal was left out of the Chancellor’s budget today, Inverness Councillor and Scottish Parliament candidate, Carolyn Caddick, said: “Like many Invernessians, I waited with bated breath to hear confirmation that our application would move forward. But I am hugely disappointed and frustrated that the Inverness City Deal wasn’t mentioned in today’s budget.

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