All the latest news from Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan and the Scottish Parliament.
Isles MSP Takes Part in St. Kilda Minecraft Project
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MSP Alasdair Allan yesterday recorded an introduction as part of for a new digital recreation of St Kilda.
St Kilda has painstaking recreated on the best-selling videogame Minecraft as part of Scotland-wide World Heritage Day celebrations. This will give gamers the opportunity to explore the archipelago with ever having to step foot there. It will also form part of the learning resources available in both English and Gaelic to Scotland's schools.
MSPs Call for Increased Investment in Uig Pier
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MSP Alasdair Allan and Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch MSP Kate Forbes have written jointly to Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) to urge increased investment in Uig pier in the Isle of Skye.