I am Kate Forbes

I'm here to serve you in Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch (which includes Dingwall, Black Isle, Aird and Loch Ness).

On the website you can find: information about me, my activities in the constituency & in parliament, and forthcoming events, including surgeries, where we can meet in person.

Alternatively, please feel free to contact me with constituency issues via email, post or telephone.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Kate's news

A summary of Kate's activities in the constituency and in parliament.

  • Call to pool social workers in bid to better support foster carers in rural areas

    Kate Forbes MSP has called on Highland Council and independent care providers in the north of Scotland to consider a pooling arrangement with social workers in a bid to improve support for foster carers in rural areas. [Read more...]

  • Health Secretary to meet with Portree Hospital campaigners as part of Skye visit

    Next week the Scottish Government’s Health Secretary will visit the Isle of Skye at the invitation of constituency MSP Kate Forbes. [Read more...]

  • Highland Council paying lowest foster carer allowance rate in Scotland

    New figures from Kate Forbes MSP show that Highland Council pays the lowest allowance rate in Scotland for foster carers with children under 11-years-old – sparking calls to rethink support for foster carers in order to boost numbers. [Read more...]

  • Kate Forbes MSP comments on publication of Sturrock Review

    Reacting to the publication of the Sturrock Review earlier today (9 May), Kate Forbes MSP said: “This independent, external review has hopefully given all those affected the opportunity to make their feelings and views known. [Read more...]

  • Kate Forbes MSP launches campaign to increase foster carer numbers in the Highlands

    Kate Forbes MSP has launched a new campaign aimed at increasing the number of foster carers in the Highlands – and thus preventing children from being placed miles away from their home area. [Read more...]

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