Jamie Stone pledges to go plastic free for lent
Far North MP Jamie Stone is joining MPs from across the House in partnering with Tearfund, a development charity working to set up innovative waste recycling hubs in some of the world’s poorest slum communities.
SNP continue to fail Highlands when it comes to healthcare
Jamie Stone has today called the First Minister’s 12-week Treatment Time Guarantee “completely worthless”, after it was missed by the largest ever margin on record.
Responding to an announcement by the Scottish Government they will be investing £12million in maternity services, Far North MP Jamie Stone said:
"While I of course agree that investment to ensure the right level of care for premature babies is vital, this is another example of funding stopping at the central belt.
RBS are failing their customers
Jamie Stone, Liberal Democrat MP for Scottish Affairs, has criticised RBS for their poor customer service.
On a day where RBS announced that profits more than doubled to 1.62bn in 2018, the bank has been ranked bottom of an official survey of customers’ satisfaction with their banks.
Postponed NHS Highland Annual Review disappointing
Responding to news that NHS Highland have postponed their annual review, Jamie Stone calls for greater public scrutiny in the Health Board.
Jamie supports calls for a regulator to protect access to cash
Jamie Stone is supporting calls by Which? for the Government to appoint a regulator to protect access to cash, as a combination of bank branch and cashpoint closures risks leaving people in Scotland struggling to pay for essential goods and services.
Stone: Geography and distance should not prevent access to health services
Jamie Stone supports campaign to help young people build good mental health
Jamie Stone joined young people and mental health experts from leading charity, Action for Children, to support the parliamentary launch of Build Sound Minds – a campaign to help children and teenagers build good mental and emotional wellbeing.
Brexiteers running after a fantasy
Responding to both Sir Graham Brady’s and Dame Caroline Spelman’s amendments being pass yesterday Jamie Stone, MP for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, said:
“These votes show the lack of consensus in the House of Commons. MPs have voted both to rule out a no deal Brexit and to setting the Government on a collision course with the EU, ramping up the chances of no deal.
No deal Brexit already a huge drain of public resources
Jamie Stone, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for the Armed Forces, has criticised the Government’s decision to redeploy 1,000 defence workers in a no-deal scenario.