As I promised to do, I presented a petition on behalf of the people of Bute.
Ten years ago the people of this community along with other UK taxpayers bailed out RBS to the tune of £50 billon and now without any consultation, they have decided that the Bute branch will close.
I am genuinely amazed at the number of people who have signed this petition and only serves to show the strength of feeling that the community has that the Bute branch must remain open for business.
My thanks to the local community for taking the time to sign the petition and all the businesses and shops that displayed it on their counters.
They can be assured that I will continue to work with the community to make case for this bank to remain open for business. We are not giving up.