“The time has come to reverse the brutal austerity of the last twelve years, the damaging effects of Universal Credit, with its 5 week waiting period.”
Coilla Drake gave her views on Brexit and the effect it could have on industry in Shetland and Orkney.
“very often it’s the little details that hint at a broader and deeper truth.”
“The Tories want to impose Brexit on Scotland against our will, which will hit jobs and living standards”
“it leaves Scotland unique among the four nations of the UK in facing an outcome we did not vote for and having no say over our future relationship.”
“That’s the thing about “taking back control” – the border has to go somewhere.”
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“power is never given up without an almighty struggle, and that the primary reason for Westminster not allowing a second plebiscite on self-determination is because they will lose.”
A report published by the Scottish Government this week has painted a bleak picture for Orkney as one of the areas worst hit by Brexit.
Maree Todd: “If we truly want Scotland to be the best place in the world to grow up, equal protection is necessary.”
“I was delighted to see the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill passed by MSPs last Thursday evening by 84 votes to 29.”