The Voice of the Scottish National Party in the Western Isles
This site has lots of information for SNP members and supporters, but is also here for anyone who simply wants to know what their hard-working Westminster MP and Holyrood MSP, Angus MacNeil and Alasdair Allan, have been doing on their behalf.
Budget Gets Holyrood Backing with Boost for Local Services
SNP Support Increase in Investment in Western Isles
Holyrood has backed the SNP’s budget plans, offering economic stability in the face of Brexit while giving a cash boost to the NHS, schools and other vital services.
Despite Westminster cuts of almost £2 billion in a decade to the money which the Scottish Government has available to spend, the SNP is proposing additional funding of almost £730 million for Scotland’s health and care services bringing NHS Western Isles’ budget up to £75.7 million.
Allan Raises Stornoway Job Losses at First Minister's Questions
SNP MSP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Alasdair Allan, has used First Minister’s Question Time at Holyrood today to ask the First Minister what can be done to help the 59 people in the Isle of Lewis who were yesterday told that they would be losing their jobs at the TalkTalk call centre in Stornoway.