First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today confirmed a delay to the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in the Highlands and the rest of Scotland.
Nicola Sturgeon gave update at Holyrood in her regular coronavirus briefing to fellow MSPs
Conservative MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston says it is a "real concern" that people in the NHS Highland area have had to wait so long for help with pain.
Highlands will go down from level two to level one Covid-19 restrictions from 1am tomorrow
Veteran MSP pledges his on-going support from the backbenches
Fergus Ewing thanked for service to Scottish food and farming
Her brief has been expanded to include economic strategy and tourism
He had served as a minister since 2007, most recently in the rural economy brief
'My desire is to work hard and get results for this constituency'
Labour's Highland and Islands Labour MSP Rhoda Grant lodged a motion on the same day she took the oath in the chamber of the Scottish Parliament.
The Highlands and Islands regional list has thrown up a diverse group of representatives for the north.