Council Leader attends first meeting of the Islands Strategic Group
Speaking after the first meeting of the Islands Strategic Group co- chaired by Humza Yousaf, Minister for Transport and the Islands and Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government and Housing, the Highland Council Leader, Margaret Davidson said:
“I was delighted to take part in this first meeting of the Islands Strategic Group as it meets to consider the strategic issues affecting all the inhabited island communities of Scotland. I am keen that we help identify and design solutions to the unique needs and challenges these communities face.
“Highland covers a vast area with some 4,412km of coastline, 1,493 islands and many remote and dispersed communities.
“We want our island communities to thrive and I am very pleased that the Scottish Government have established this group to take forward this agenda”.