Petition by Councillor Douglas Philand on behalf of Argyll First calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to address the 4 key points which are currently impacting upon the communities along the A83 which are (1) issues relating to the Rest and Be Thankful; (2) pinch points at Inveraray and between Lochgilphead and Tarbert (Lochfyne); (3) safe crossing points at Ardrishaig and Tarbert (Lochfyne), and (4) formally trunk the road between Kennacraig and Campbeltown.

Number of signatures: 10000+
Date lodged: 29 March 2012


15 May 2012: The Committee took evidence from Councillor Douglas Philand, Councillor Donald Kelly and Councillor John McAlpine, Argyll First. The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Argyll and Bute Council, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the emergency services. Link to Official Report 15 May 2012 (378KB pdf)