More than 80 landmarks across Scotland are today (Thursday April 11th) lighting up in blue to mark World Parkinson’s Day and raise awareness of a condition that affects around 12,400 people in Scotland.
That’s about 1 in 375 adults – making it the second most prevalent neuro-progressive condition after Alzheimers.
The three Western Isles landmarks involved are all in Stornoway - An Lanntair, Lewis War Memorial, and Lews Castle.
The UK Government’s Seasonal Workers Pilot scheme to be extended to include the fishing industry.
That's the view of Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP Angus B MacNeil who is writing to Home Secretary Sajid Javid calling for this change.