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Kate Forbes MSP has appealed for more Highland foster parents and called on Highland Council to radically rethink its foster care arrangements after new figures revealed that the local authority has placed a child with a foster carer over 300 miles from home.
Kate Forbes MSP has praised healthcare campaigners on the Isle of Skye after their long-running petition before a Holyrood committee was closed by MSPs – on account of their fears being alleviated by the ongoing implementation of the Ritchie Report.
Kate Forbes MSP has welcomed over £1m of Scottish Government funding which will help improve tourism infrastructure at Highland hotspots across her Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch constituency.
Kate Forbes MSP has urged Highland groups working with young people to apply for the next round of funding from the Scottish Government’s Cashback for Communities initiative.
Kate Forbes MSP is urging Highlanders to take part in a new Scottish Government survey on rip-off delivery fees seeking to identify hotspots in more remote and rural areas.