Contact Councillors, MPs, MSPs , MEPs

Contact the decision makers about this proposal:

Argyll & Bute Council

There are three councillors for the local “Oban North and Lorn” ward within which this Ardmaddy proposal is located. These three Councillors usually attend the local Kilninver and Kilmelford Community Council

Here are links and email addresses for these three Councillors:  

Councillor Duncan MacIntyre

Duncan MacIntyre JP

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Councillor Neil Mackay

Neil Mackay

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Councillor Elaine Robertson

Elaine Robertson

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And here is the Link to the Kilninver and Kilmelford Community Council:
http://www.kilmelford.com/community-council.irev

The Planning Application is likely to be determined by Argyll & Bute Council’s Planning, Protective Services and Licensing Committee (PPSL)

Here are links and email addresses for the members of the PPSL Committee: 

Councillor Gordon Chalmers

Gordon Chalmers

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Councillor Rory Colville

Rory Colville

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Councillor Robin Currie

Robin Currie

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Councillor Vivien Dance

Vivien Dance JP

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Councillor Mary-Jean Devon

Mary-Jean Devon

Councillor Daniel Kelly  (Chair)

Daniel Kelly

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Councillor David Kinniburgh

David Kinniburgh

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Councillor Neil Mackay

Neil Mackay

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Councillor Donald MacMillan

Donald MacMillan

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Councillor Bruce Marshall

Bruce Marshall JP

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Councillor Alister McAlister

Alister McAlister

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Councillor Roderick McCuish

Roderick William McCuish

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Councillor Alex McNaughton

Alex McNaughton

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Councillor James McQueen

James McQueen

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Councillor Al Reay

Al Reay

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Write to your MPs, MSPs or MEPs about the proposal

This is easiest through the website : http://www.writetothem.com   – The nearest postcode for the Ardmaddy site is PA34 4QY, just enter it in the writetothem.com box and then pick who you would like to write to. MPs and MSPs can also be contacted via http://www.theyworkforyou.com/

However you can also click on the Scottish Parliament links to MSPs below– go to “contact details” on each MSP’s page and there is a box for messaging them.

The local constituency MSP is Michael Russell, Michael Russell (SNP)

Michael Russell MSP,
The Scottish Parliament,
Edinburgh EH99 1SP  
0131 348 6326

Write to him if you are unhappy about this local proposal, about the implications of Alex Salmond’s salmon deal with the Chinese (http://www.arrancoast.com/news/newsletters/103.html), or if you are keen to see Scottish environmental bodies such as SNH, SEPA and Marine Scotland taking a keen interest in the Ardmaddy proposal.

The regional MSPs are:                                                                              

Rhoda Grant

Rhoda Grant (Lab)

John Finnie

John Finnie (SNP)

Jamie McGrigor

Jamie McGrigor (Con)

Mike MacKenzie

Mike MacKenzie (SNP)

Mary Scanlon

Mary Scanlon

David Stewart

David Stewart (Lab)

Jean Urquhart

Jean Urquhart (SNP)

As above, write to them if you are keen to see Scottish environmental bodies such as SNH, SEPA and Marine Scotland taking a keen interest in the Ardmaddy proposal.

The Argyll and Bute Member of Parliament is Liberal Democrat Alan Reid
Alan Reid
House of Commons,
London,
SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8127
Fax: 020 7219 1737
or
95 Alexandra Parade,
Dunoon,
Argyll,
PA23 8AL
Tel: 01369-704840
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Write to him about UK matters such as the role of the Crown Office as lessors of the seabed.

There are six relevant Members of the European Parliament.  Write to them about compliance with European environmental legislation for Special Areas of Conservation and/or about compliance with the European Habitats Directive. 

Here are the six Scottish MEPs:

Ian Hudghton,   SNP
8 Old Glamis Road, Dundee DD3 8HP
Telephone: 01382 623200 UK Office,   Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
He is a member of the Fisheries Committee

George Lyon,  Liberal Democrat
9 Newton Terrace, Glasgow G3 7PJ
Telephone: 0141 222 2480 UK Office,  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
He is also a member of the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee 

David Martin,  Labour
Midlothian Innovation Centre, Pentlandfield,  Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9RE
Telephone: 0131 440 9040 UK Office,   Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alyn Smith,   SNP
Gordon Lamb House, 3 Jackson's Entry, Edinburgh, EH8 8PJ
Telephone: 0131 525 8926 UK Office,      Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
He is a member of the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee 

Struan Stevenson,  Conservative
Scottish Conservative Central Office, 67 Northumberland Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6JG
Telephone: 0131 524 0030 UK Office,  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
He is Vice-Chairman of the Fisheries Committee amd a member or substitute member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committees

Catherine Stihler,   Labour
25 Church Street, Inverkeithing, Fife KY11 1LG 
Telephone: 01383 417 799 UK Office,  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.