The Scottish Conservatives did the analysis and then lashed out at the 'appalling betrayal' due to the “pitiful, snail-paced progress'.
He says 'the promised autumn update on a new timescale has been missed – as if we’re not already used enough to missed SNP A9 deadlines.'
30 community councils failed to attract the necessary members.
He wants MSPs to secure guarantees but he asks: 'Will they at long last devote real money for the Highlands as opposed to the central belt?'
In the spirit of awareness, it is crucial to recognize the signs, says our columnist as awareness month begins.
At that rate one parent says ‘some pyramids were built quicker’ as the campaign for a new school will be nearly 30 years old.
She says 'if there are not enough jobs, not enough houses, unreliable transport and public services in these communities, people will not stay.'
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'BT should be leading the way for flexible working and they should be trying their hardest to keep their skilled and loyal workforce'.
Chamber of Commerce boss Colin Marr says the routes are popular with tourists 'so there will be a further impact on our hospitality businesses.'
He says 'no other employer I know would have accepted his excuses and borne his costs, especially as his current salary is close to £120,000.'