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Highland MSP insists rural depopulation is ‘not inevitable’

Highland MSP insists rural depopulation is ‘not inevitable’

Highland MSP insists rural depopulation is ‘not inevitable’

Scottish Green MSP Ariane Burgess marked World Population Day by focusing on the challenges of rural depopulation in the Highlands.


Deputy First Minister: ‘Scotland’s forests and woodlands are a sustainable powerhouse’

Deputy First Minister: ‘Scotland’s forests and woodlands are a sustainable powerhouse’

Deputy First Minister: ‘Scotland’s forests and woodlands are a sustainable powerhouse’

Scotland’s forestry contributes £1.1 billion to the economy each year and supports more than 34,000 jobs, a new report has found.


MP Jamie Stone swears oath at House of Commons

MP Jamie Stone swears oath at House of Commons

MP Jamie Stone swears oath at House of Commons

Jamie Stone, newly re-elected MP for Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross, has sworn into the House of Commons this morning.


£184.7m Tomatin-Moy A9 dualling contract lined up

£184.7m Tomatin-Moy A9 dualling contract lined up

£184.7m Tomatin-Moy A9 dualling contract lined up

Scottish Government is poised to award the construction contract to Balfour Beatty.


MSP with strong Highland links reported to be considering Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

MSP with strong Highland links reported to be considering Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

MSP with strong Highland links reported to be considering Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

A Conservative with strong Highland connections is reportedly considering a bid for the party's soon to be vacant Scottish leadership post.


Scottish Land Commission looking to recruit new board members

Scottish Land Commission looking to recruit new board members

Scottish Land Commission looking to recruit new board members

The Scottish Government wants to appoint two new land commissioners and a new tenant farming commissioner to join the Scottish Land Commission board.


POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: Continuity has not cut it as civil wars break out in the SNP and the Scottish Conservatives

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: Continuity has not cut it as civil wars break out in the SNP and the Scottish Conservatives

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE: Continuity has not cut it as civil wars break out in the SNP and the Scottish Conservatives

Meanwhile Liberal Democrats head to London to represent the Highlands with a new UK government in place.


Double Highland win leaves Liberal Democrats ‘elated’ but determined to make the north heard

Double Highland win leaves Liberal Democrats ‘elated’ but determined to make the north heard

Double Highland win leaves Liberal Democrats ‘elated’ but determined to make the north heard

Jamie Stone intends to ‘get the health service right, let's get education right – these things matter and people were telling me that’.


Kate Forbes says the SNP needs to ‘rebuild and regain the trust of the electorate’ after a ‘difficult night’

Kate Forbes says the SNP needs to ‘rebuild and regain the trust of the electorate’ after a ‘difficult night’

Kate Forbes says the SNP needs to ‘rebuild and regain the trust of the electorate’ after a ‘difficult night’

Deputy First Minister says with two years before the Holyrood elections the SNP must ‘ensure we can demonstrate delivery, implementation and change’.


BREAKING: Lib Dems’ Jamie Stone wins the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross seat

BREAKING: Lib Dems’ Jamie Stone wins the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross seat

BREAKING: Lib Dems’ Jamie Stone wins the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross seat

It is another seat for the Lib Dems who are enjoying a good night with the party expected to get more than 50 seats.


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