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Welcome to my website

Thank you for visiting my website. The main purpose of this site is to keep the people of Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross up to date with my campaign to continue to be your MP after the 2015 General Election. This site was established while I was a Member of Parliament. As Parliament has been dissolved there are no Members of Parliament until after the Election on the 7th of May 2015.

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross has fantastic coast lines and beautiful scenery but being one of the largest and most remote constituencies in the UK is not without its challenges! I have worked closely with my colleagues to make sure the Far North has a strong voice at every level of Government and to make sure our area's particular needs are heard.

On my website you can read the latest news about my work you can also find details of hustings, meetings and events.

If you cannot find the information you require, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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Latest News

  • Article: Feb 23, 2015

    Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP, John Thurso, today spoke out against the Scottish Government's controversial plans to centralise data and create a national ID database which he said were a threat to civil liberties. Anti-ID card campaigners have already flagged up the dangers of a current Scottish Government proposal to build a database from health records and share the information with all other government bodies.

  • Article: Jan 28, 2015

    Local MP, John Thurso, today welcomed the announcement that communities in the North are set to benefit from the latest round of awards from the UK government's Coastal Communities Fund (CCF).

    The Coastal Communities Fund is financed by the government through the allocation of funding equivalent to 50% of the revenues from the Crown Estate's marine activities in that area. 27 towns and villages across Scotland are set to benefit as part of the £9.58 million third funding round of the CCF. There are 3 projects in Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross set to receive a total of over £300,000 in funding.

  • Article: Jan 22, 2015

    Speaking in the House of Commons, today, local MP John Thurso welcomed the publication of the draft legislation delivering Home Rule for Scotland.

    Speaking in the chamber John Thurso said:

    "These clauses, which I welcome, will enact the Smith Commission's blueprint, which is home rule delivered for Scotland.