Highlands and Islands Jamie McGrigor MSP officially opened the Western Isles Conservative Association campaign office on Point Street, Stornoway this afternoon (Monday).
The event also marked the official launch of Western Isles Conservative parliamentary candidate, Mark Brown’s campaign.
Mr McGrigor said: “It is an enormous pleasure to be in the Conservative Association office in Stornoway again to support Conservative candidate Mark Smith.”
He reminded those present of his own campaign back in 1996 which he said was his ‘first adventure in politics’.
He said: “Many people of these islands agree with our Conservative principles even though they may not vote for us in large numbers but there is a core Conservative vote here who deserve a hard working candidate who is going to reflect their opinion and represent them.”
He urged people not to vote tactically and said the Conservative Government had achieved a lot in their term in power. He added that ‘most of the good things that have been done in these islands in infrastructure projects’ have been done under a Conservative Government.