Reading the papers yesterday, I came across a couple of stories about two seemingly very different subjects – Scottish farming and the fall-out from the ongoing Covid inquiry – that on closer […]
The Scottish Government wants to progress how Scotland produces and consumes its energy but to do that in a ‘Just’ way. It has published a draft Energy Strategy which it is now consulting on.
Scotland produces most of its renewable energy through wind but hydro is also very important. The future with wave and tidal power makes Scotland’s future as a producer of clean energy very bright.
“The UK Government’s approach continues to undermine devolution, to renege on promises made ahead of the EU referendum and puts at risk Scotland’s economic interests and needs.” Ivan McKee Trade Minister, Scottish Government
“This law will give children the power to enforce their rights”: Progress on Children’s Rights in Scotland
It is even more urgent for Scotland to secure children’s rights given the UK Government’s recently announced plan to weaken the protections in the Human Rights Act.” Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland
“Who shall speak for Scotland?”
“Elections are about ideas, manifestos, Parties & Candidates as well as voting in the Constituency and the List. “
“a government that tried to temporarily shut down its own Parliament for political expediency wouldn’t think twice about shutting down someone else’s for the same nefarious reasons.”
“So, “Devolution has been a Disaster” according to our current Prime Minister, Boris Johnston, but a few days later it was “Ah no that’s not quite what I meant! I really meant… and so the excuses are rolled out.”
“Some things irk me possibly more than they should. This is one of those things. “