“ This will cause 100,000 preventable deaths mainly among children” that was the estimate given by former Conservative Minister Andrew Mitchell as he responded to Rishi Sunak’s decision to cut the UK Government’s commitment in law to give 0.7% of our GDP in Foreign Development Aid .
£560million to the Highlands and Islands, Moray and Perthshire economies, 6,200 jobs supported
“I am very much looking forward to listening to Lesley Riddoch’s talk tonight, Tuesday 1st September 2020”
Owners of UK registered fishing vessels are being urged to complete a survey by public body Seafish.
“”transport is now the highest emitting sector in Scotland, responsible for roughly 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in 2018. Emissions are largely unchanged on 1990 levels.”
Looking forward to a sustainable and successful post Covid Tourism sector was discussed by Dr Ross Tinsley, Programme Leader for Undergraduate Tourism at Edinburgh Napier University and Dr Craig Dalzell of Common Weal.
“The support of local customers for our mart is never underestimated and has been particularly appreciated during this time.”
In 2019 the big issue was the Climate – the global emergency of cataclysmic change – now shoved off the political agenda due to a public health pandemic, Covid19.
“1st July marked a critical deadline in the process of the UK leaving the EU. Moving from June to July means that the deadline to request an extension to the Brexit transition period has passed.”
“DFID’s leading work on gender inequality is widely praised as being amongst the most impactful in dealing with poverty.”