UK transport chiefs will be invited to a tiny island airport - as part of controversial plans for to build a third runway at London's Heathrow.
Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill has shown “willingness” to help tackle fishing crew shortages off the west coast, Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil said yesterday.
Scottish fishing industry representatives are meeting Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill today to discuss crew shortages off the west coast amid growing fears about a tightening-up of the rules for migrant workers.
A Western Isles politician has called on BT to improve its service after some of his constituents were left without service for more than two months.
The boss of the UK Coastguard insisted last night the decision to withdraw an emergency tug from the west coast of Scotland had been "vindicated".
Western Isles SNP MP Angus MacNeil will meet UK Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill tomorrow to discuss potential solutions to fishing industry crew shortages.
Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil has attacked the British Red Cross for axing event first aid cover in the islands.
A tightening-up of UK immigration rules is starving west coast fishing boats of crew, an MP has warned.
North and north-east MPs have claimed for nearly £64,000 worth of air fares, new figures reveal.
The House of Commons standards watchdog has confirmed it will not investigate the expenses of the two SNP MPs allegedly involved in a love triangle.
Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil last night described the media storm around his alleged affair as an "awful personal invasion".
The House of Commons standards watchdog has been asked to investigate the expenses of two SNP MPs involved in an alleged love triangle.
The SNP’s deputy leader and a Western Isles MP have been caught up in a Westminster love triangle with the same woman, according to reports.
Five SNP MPs had their Commons credit cards blocked after running up expenses debts.
Energy ministers have been accused of trying to avoid parliamentary scrutiny by publishing policy announcements over the summer recess.
Higher electricity prices paid by consumers in the north and north-east have been described as "grossly unfair" as Highland MPs met with provider SSE for talks.
North and north-east MPs have backed a renewed call for action to be taken on "excessive" delivery charges in rural areas.
Five of Scotland's MPs employ a family member who is paid by parliamentary expenses - despite a recommendation by the body which advises the prime minister on ethical standards that the practice be ended.
North and north-east SNP MPs have given their backing to Stewart Hosie in the party's deputy leadership race.
An islands MP has pledged to put renewed pressure on government ministers to tackle energy surcharges.
A row has erupted after a former defence secretary claimed that the rocket range on the Western Isles would close if Scotland votes for independence.
The SNP has called on MPs to investigate claims that the Treasury misled Scots on the costs of independence.
The competition watchdog has proposed tougher rules which could help cut the cost of fuel on the Western Isles.