Caithness Maternity Services

Scottish Government failing Caithness Mothers

Following reports that a Caithness mum was left in excruciating pain after travelling 100 miles from Wick to Inverness to give birth, Jamie Stone has once again called on the Scottish Government to provide a safety audit for expectant mothers having to make the 200-mile round journey.

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Withdrawal Agreement Bill

Government forcing Brexit through at “unholy gallop”

Jamie Stone has criticised the Tory Government for attempting to push the Brexit deal through with no time for MPs to scrutinise the legislation.

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Extinction Rebellion

Native Trees for Every MP

Jamie has today met with Extinction Rebellion and collected a Field Maple Tree as Extinction Rebellion highlight the reduction in British forests.

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No Planet B

Urgent Action Needed on Climate Change

Commenting on the Extinction Rebellion protests which aim to shut down Westminster for the next two weeks, Jamie Stone said:

“The Lib Dems have been calling on the Government to declare a climate emergency and act accordingly and are supportive of the aims of Extinction Rebellion to start meaningfully dealing with the climate emergency.

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NC500

NC500 boosts north Highland economy by £22m

A new report has found that the North Coast 500 road trip has boosted the north Highland economy by ore than £22 million over 12 months.

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Scotch Whisky US Tariffs

Trump tariffs will be “bitter blow” to whisky industry

 

Commenting on the news that the US Government will impose steep tariffs on Scottish whisky, Jamie Stone said:

“These tariffs will be a bitter blow to the Scotch whisky industry and deeply damaging to people’s jobs on both sides of the Atlantic.

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More United Pledge

Stone supports new code of conduct for MPs

Jamie Stone joins cross-party calls for a new code of conduct for behaviour in the House of Commons.

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Community Access To Cash Fund

Stone calls on constituents to apply to Community Access to Cash Fund

LINK, the UK’s main ATM cash machine network, has announced a new fund to enable customers and community groups to request a free-to-use cash machine in their area.

Jamie has welcomed this move which will hugely help people living and working in his remote constituency.

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Highlands and Brexit

Former DExEU Boss warns leaving the EU poses ‘huge’ challenges to Highlands

Speaking at a lecture at the University of the Highlands and Islands, the former UK Brexit Department head has warned that Brexit poses a “huge challenge” to the Highlands which stands to lose hundreds of millions in EU cash.

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Cash Crisis

Government ignoring cash crisis in rural areas

Jamie once again calls for the Government and banks to invest in community banking hubs to address the cash crisis the Highlands faces as the Treasury refuses to acknowledge the cash crisis facing rural areas.

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