“There is a very clear and urgent need to address shortages within the teacher workforce to support education recovery. ” Jo Hill, EIS Local Association Secretary
“The councillors elected across Scotland in May will be in their position for for five of the eight years left in this vital decade for urgent and transformative action to avert climate breakdown” Friends of the Earth Scotland manifesto
Affordable warmth charity THAW Orkney is calling on all candidates in the forthcoming Orkney Islands Council election to back its manifesto for affordable warmth in Orkney.
“This is our chance to do things differently, set ourselves up for the coming decades, and make Orkney a more prosperous and sustainable community. “
Elections to Orkney Islands Council take place on Thursday 5th May 2022.
“I would encourage others with any disability, who are interested in standing for election to contact Inclusion Scotland for help and advice.””
In an election that has been pretty much uninspiring The Pebble Trust held one of the best Hustings I have watched so far.
Liam McArthur, Liberal Democrat candidate for the Orkney Constituency has called on the Scottish Government to provide urgent clarity around future coronavirus restrictions in the islands.
Four candidates have put their names forward to stand for the Orkney constituency in the Scottish Parliament Election on Thursday 6th of May.
“The Scottish Green Party is not standing a candidate to be the local candidate for Orkney but we are asking for your second vote to be Green so that we get as many of our list candidates elected as possible.”