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.
MSP and Councilor Welcome Barra Hospital Progress
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MSP Alasdair Allan and local SNP Councillor Donald Manford have welcomed movement on the issue of the proposed new Barra Care Complex.
This follows a meeting earlier today between Health Board officials and members of the Project Board to discuss the Outline Business Case for the project. Scottish Government and NHS Western Isles officials also met shortly before Christmas to discuss St Brendans.
Allan Urges Tarbert Waiting Room Re-think
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MSP Alasdair Allan has called on Comhairle nan Eilean Siar to reinstate the waiting room facilities for bus passengers in Tarbert.
This follows concerns raised about the poor conditions people have to endure while waiting for buses. The area previously contained lockers and bench seating. However, these were removed in 2012 and only two fold-down seats are available for use.