Tag: Alasdair Allan MSP

Holyrood committee hears of Hebridean geese problem

With greylag geese having over trebled in number in Uist for example over the past decade, the allocation of adequate funding levels to bring down the geese numbers to a manageable level is essential, the Holyrood committee was told last week.

Calls for ferry capacity for Harris during Uig Pier closure

SNP MSP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Alasdair Allan is seeking assurances from the Scottish Government that there will be enough capacity on the Stornoway-Ullapool ferry to cope with the period when one vessel must carry the traffic normally transported by two.

Islands MSP appeals for locals to get seats on ferry boards

The islands MSP recently put down a question in the Scottish Parliament asking what the Scottish Government was doing to ensure that islanders are represented on the boards of David MacBrayne Ltd, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd and CalMac Ferries Ltd.