Scottish transport minister apologises for A9 upgrade delays

Scotland’s transport minister Jenny Gilruth has apologised for her Government’s failure to realise its promise to dual the A9 by its 2025 deadline. In an exclusive interview with Highland News & Media, Ms Gilruth said: “I recognise the frustration here and I do apologise to the communities in the north of Scotland, it should have […]

A9 dualling “challenging” – Minister

Scottish Transport Minister Jenny Gilruth says turning the A9 into a dual carriageway by 2025 remains “challenging” as pressure mounts on the Scottish Government to deliver rapid improvements over rising road deaths. 13 people have died on the 112-mile stretch between Perth and Inverness since July, which is the section due to be dualled. The […]

Scottish Transport Minister gets married

Scotland’s transport minister Jenny Gilruth has married the former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale. The wedding took place at the Teasses Estate in Ceres on Saturday. The couple started dating in 2017. They told The Courier newspaper, “This was a wonderfully happy day for us, and we were blessed to share it with family and […]


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