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All the latest news from the Highland and Scottish Liberal Democrats, Jamie Stone MP and Highlands Westminster Candidate, Angus MacDonald.

Angus MacDonald

Threat from ticks

Scotland is banning the use of the only spray that can control bracken, Asulox, whereas England will continue to allow it. Bracken harbours ticks which carry Lyme’s disease.

AMD
4 Jul 2023
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Angus MacDonald

Corran Ferry, electric proposal

There was only one Corran proposal on the table at the Highland Council meeting on the 11th May 2023, and all us local Cllrs supported it. It was for the maximum £50 million bid to the Westminster Levelling Up Fund.

AMD
4 Jul 2023
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Angus MacDonald

A Rum deal

A gorgeous castle on a Hebridean island with a world class sea view and a decent skelp of land for sale at possibly as little as a £1. Tempted?

AMD
4 Jul 2023
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Scottish News

Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

Budget must support workers and services by ripping up social care centralisation and P1 testing plans

Speaking ahead of the Scottish Government’s budget debate, Scottish Liberal Democrat economy spokesperson Willie Rennie has today called on the Scottish Government to ditch divisive and expensive plans for centralising care services, national testing of P1 pupils and further papers on breaking up the UK, and use the money to invest in new pay deals for striking workers, investment in insulation and energy efficiency and tackling long Covid.

2 Feb 2023
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UK News