Politicians paid a visit to the Pairc Playgroup in South Lochs, Isle of Lewis, which has been awarded an excellent grading by the Care Inspectorate. Na h-Eileanan an Iar MSP Alasdair Allan met the minister for children and young people, Maree Todd, and children from the island. Pairc Playgroup has been successfully operating an extended hours project in partnership with HIE and Muaitheabhal Trust offering wrap-around childcare. It received an excellent rating for its care of children. Pairc also received a Green Flag from Keep Scotland Beautiful for its eco work with children.