Demonstrations supporting workers rights and events marking the anniversary of leaving the EU were held across Scotland
‘Keep a light on for Europe’ Orkney Vigil
An event to mark the third anniversary of the UK leaving the EU will be held at 5.30 pm on Tuesday January 31st, Kirk Green, Kirkwall
Universities: Student Numbers High But Warnings Over Staff Inequalities
Staff recorded as ‘black, Asian and minority ethnic’ (BAME) were marginalized, at a proportion of 8% in Education, which was less than half that employed in the sector (16.5%). There was also less attainment and progression for these staff.
Food Insecurity Sees Many Scots Running Out of Food
The highest levels of food insecurity were among single parents and single adults under the age of 65.
Record Production Of Scottish Farmed Salmon
“Our sector supports more than 2,500 direct and 10,000 indirect jobs, most of which are in some of the country’s most fragile coastal communities, generating hundreds of millions of pounds for our economy.” Tavish Scott, chief executive of Salmon Scotland
We can’t have it all
“If we are going to address where the UK is right now we have to own what the UK has done in the last 12 years and ask the question “ have we listened to the Truth? ” because it seems to me that we have avoided it. “
What is Government for?
“Because if it is not, above and beyond anything else for protecting us, and particularly those in need then I am not sure what it is for. “
Threat to Scottish Salmon as Brexit Bites into Trade
Since the UK left the world’s largest free trade market, the EU, the industry has had to face the challenges of long queues at cross channel ports and increased paper work.
Faith Leaders Call on UK Government to Take Action to Address Cost of living Crisis
“The UK Government has a moral duty to take long-lasting and meaningful action to ensure that this crisis doesn’t deepen and doesn’t happen again.” – Rev Karen Hendry, Church of Scotland
Action Needed Now to Address Cost of Living Crisis
Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland has called for an emergency meeting with the UK Prime Minister and the heads of the Welsh and Northern Ireland governments.