“One of the most depressing things on Earth is listening to Scottish people telling other Scottish people how poor Scotland is”
Owners of UK registered fishing vessels are being urged to complete a survey by public body Seafish.
“It is very unusual for me to worry about a month, let alone two, but I confess I am worried about November and December. “
“The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims, have been born of ernest struggle….. Power concedes nothing without demand. It never did and it never will”. Frederick Douglass, 1857.
“No champagne or chocolates from Boris Johnson for those who gave their everything for others, a concept completely alien to the present U.K Government.”
“It is a positive outcome for Orkney that it will share in the combined £100 million pledged by the Scottish and UK Governments for the Islands Growth Deal.”
“The family farm is most at risk from non-favourable trade terms, and is often overlooked by retailers who want to buy in bulk from bigger producers. “
It was a dreich morning for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s visit to Orkney on Thursday 23rd of July.
Over 14 million already in poverty, 1.6million used food banks last year, and the impact of Brexit is still to come.
“I’m told you’re beginning your charm offensive in Orkney. “