• Rhoda Grant MSP – Views sought on Scottish Fire Service shake-up

    Highlands and Islands Labour MSPs, Rhoda Grant and David Stewart, are appealing to people throughout the region to respond to the request from the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee for written views on the reform of the fire and rescue service.

    The call for opinions came from the Justice Committee the day after the decision was announced to reduce the number of fire controls in Scotland from eight to three.

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  • Rhoda Grant – Parliamentary question on priorities in Tourism in 2014

    Rhoda Grant: Will the cabinet secretary join me in congratulating Lewis, Harris and the Western Isles on coming top of TripAdvisor’s top 10 European islands?

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  • Rhoda Grant joins the fight against breast cancer

    Rhoda Grant MSP for the Highlands and Islands and the Shadow Minister for Wellbeing has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s biggest (and pinkest) fundraiser, wear it pink day.

    Over the last 10 years wear it pink has raised a staggering £23 million and on Friday 25 October 2013 people will come together in schools, colleges and businesses across Scotland to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Campaign’s lifesaving research.

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Rhoda Grant MSP Concerned by Continuing Ferry Breakdowns

Highlands and Islands MSP, Rhoda Grant has expresses her concern at the latest disruption in a series of ferry breakdowns on the Stornoway to Ullapool route.
The MV Isle of Lewis failed to sail since Sunday and has not yet returned to service with another ferry being forced to service the route today following a detour through Harris and Skye on the MV Clansman including a bus at both sides of the route until the MV Isle of Arran was able to take over the route

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Rhoda Grant MSP Welcomes Bunchrew Land Declaration

Highlands and Islands MSP Rhoda Grant has welcomed the Community Land Scotland publication of the Bunchrew Land Declaration with a motion in the Scottish Parliament.

Last week (19-20 March 2014) Community Land Scotland held a seminar at Bunchrew House, near Inverness with invited guests from various Scottish, UK, EU and wider international land reform interests.