Local Branch News
All the latest news from the Lewis & Harris branch and the Uist & Barra branch.
Only the SNP Can Provide Leadership on Education in the Western Isles
Roslyn MacPherson SNP candidate for Beinn Na Foghla agus Uibhist a Tuath has called on voters in the Western Isles to back the progressive agenda of the SNP to transform education services delivered by the Comhairle.
The local elections are an opportunity for people across the islands to back a team of SNP candidates who will work hard to invest in education, support the delivery of free childcare and empower schools across the islands. The SNP have made clear in their local government manifesto that it will be their priority to improve educational standards in the Western Isles.
SNP Comhairle Candidates Condemn Lochboisdale Decision
Community must be heard on future of Dental Provision
SNP hopefuls Callum MacMillan and Donald Manford have hit out at NHS Western Isles for the recent decision to shut down the Lochboisdale Dental Clinic.
The decision was announced by NHS Western Isles last week. According to a health board statement “A range of failings were identified during a recent environmental audit undertaken at Lochboisdale Dental Clinic by the NHS Western Isles Infection Prevention and Control Team.”