IAN BLACKFORD:MP for Ross, Skye & Lochaber

February 2017

BACKING FOR SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RATES RELIEF PACKAGE

22nd February 2017 IAN BLACKFORD MP BACKS SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RATES RELIEF PACKAGE Ian Blackford is supporting the announcement by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay of a…

PENSION CHANGES FOR WORKING CLASS WOMEN

I spoke in the debate on the Effect of State Pensions changes on Working Class Women. The Government took almost 14 years to inform women…

CALL FOR WHISKY TAX REDUCTION

14th February 2017   IAN BLACKFORD BACKS WHISKY INDUSTRY CALL FOR TAX REDUCTION   Ian Blackford MP is supporting a call by the Scotch Whisky…

HIGHLAND INDUSTRIAL RENAISSANCE

INDUSTRIAL RENAISSANCE FOR THE HIGHLANDS As I travel around Ross, Skye and Lochaber and indeed around much of the Highlands and Islands I am encouraged…

CAP REVIEW FOR CROFTERS

19th January 2017   IAN BLACKFORD MP DEMANDS REVIEW ON CAP FUND FOR HIGHLAND CROFTERS AND FARMERS Ian Blackford MP is seeking answers on the…

POST BREXIT THREAT TO HIGHLANDS

18th January 2017 IAN BLACKFORD WARNS OF POST BREXIT THREATS TO HIGHLAND PROSPERITY Ian Blackford MP is warning of potential post-Brexit threats to major employers…

CALMAC FARCICAL FERRY TIMETABLE

16th January 2017 IAN BLACKFORD CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE REVIEW OF ‘FARCICAL’ FERRY TIMETABLE. Ian Blackford MP is condemning the latest Caledonian MacBrayne Mallaig – Armadale…