Contact newsdesk on:

Classified adverts   I   Jobs                               

Small Ads & Local Services    


Hebrides News


Visitors to the exhibition will be able to listen to information about John Macleod’s experience of lodging and promoting a petition.


The exhibition explores the role and history of the Scottish Parliament.


Iain Macleod - who hails from Carloway - has engaged with the Scottish Parliament through a number of its committees, most notably its Public Petitions Committee.


Ken Macintosh, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, said: “The stories told in this new exhibition are wonderful examples of how people in Scotland can engage with their Parliament to make a real and very tangible difference.


“The Parliament is very grateful to John for agreeing to feature in our exhibition and I hope his story will inspire others to visit Holyrood, engage with their local MSPs or campaign on issues they feel passionate about.”


Iain Macleod, said: “I’ve engaged frequently with the Scottish Parliament over the years to promote the role of Gaelic in our society. Progress has happened – even if it’s not always exactly as quick or as easy as I would like it to be.


“That said, the Parliament has been open to our approaches, and I hope its actions will help to preserve and promote Gaelic to future generations.”


Gaelic campaigner celebrated in Scottish Parliament exhibition

5 March 2017

Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh and Iain Macleod  

The Lewis-born  president of An Comunn Gàidhealach, who campaigned for greater recognition and promotion of the Gaelic language, features in a new Scottish Parliament exhibition.