Thank you to everyone who has been in touch about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. I know there is a lot of concern across Argyll and Bute about the impact the virus is having on our communities, our local businesses and the economy especially those in our hugely important food and drink industry, as well as hospitality and tourism.
Conservative MPs – including all Scots Tories – refuse to back free meals for children in school holidays Yesterday afternoon in the House of Commons, Brendan O’Hara MP led for the SNP in the Opposition Day debate on access to free school meals and called on the UK Government to commit to tackling widespread poverty, […]
US tariffs costing £360m a year but Westminster government can’t get “special friend” Trump to move an inch Scotland creates the finest whisky in the world and with many world-renowned, long established distilleries, as well as several newer players emerging, there’s no doubt that Argyll & Bute with its 15 distilleries and two designated whisky […]
Brendan O’Hara MP launches petition as bank moves to shed five local branches Argyll & Bute MP Brendan O’Hara has requested an urgent meeting with TSB bosses to discuss the impact of the decision to close five branches across the constituency – Campbeltown, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Lochgilphead and Rothesay. The bank plans to shut 73 branches […]
Brendan O’Hara MP urges constituents to contribute to public consultation Argyll & Bute MP Brendan O’Hara has appealed for constituents to make their views known by contributing to a new public consultation launched by Transport Scotland on options for replacing the current A83 Rest and Be Thankful. The local MP said: “It goes without saying […]
Argyll & Bute MP says it’s not acceptable for people to sit tests hundreds of miles away For the last couple of weeks my office has been inundated with constituents getting in touch to express concern over delays to the re-opening of driving test centres with many being told to take a test hundreds of […]
On Monday night in the House of Commons I spoke about how the UK Government intends to move the goalposts on leaving the EU by ripping up the Withdrawal Agreement and threatening the stability of Northern Ireland with its Internal Markets Bill. It is no longer a case, as they have always liked to think, […]