Scottish Island Communities

Part of Scotland – in the House of Commons on 16th March 2022.

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Photo of Iain Stewart Iain Stewart The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

The UK Government have committed £50 million to the islands growth deal, which has resulted in islands communities benefiting from the highest per capita deal in Scotland. As I just mentioned, the levelling-up White Paper announced the development of an islands forum, and I have recently had discussions with local partners on how to progress that important work.