Coilla Drake has described the SNP pledge to create an Island Bond as a gimmick ” thought up by people who don’t really understand our needs.”
Reaction to Orkney falling into line with the rest of mainland Scotland and remaining at Level 3 has been mixed in the islands.
Coilla Drake, The Labour candidate for the Orkney Constituency in the Scottish Parliament elections has put forward options for easing covid restrictions in the islands.
Local Labour party members have selected Coilla Drake to contest the Orkney Constituency for the Scottish Parliament Elections which take place on Thursday 6th May 2021.
Coilla Drake who lives in Westray will contest the seat for Labour.
“There needs to be a full lockdown now with only essential workers allowed to travel to work.”
Coilla Drake gave her views on Brexit and the effect it could have on industry in Shetland and Orkney.
“We did not deserve to be punished in this way, women put so much into society in so many unseen and often unappreciated ways”
Coila believes we need people with experience of life as it is for ordinary working people in public life, this is why she is standing as the Labour and Cooperative candidate in the coming General Election.
“It must be a true safety net that treats people with dignity and respect.”