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.
Maree Todd: Scotland’s Economic Recovery at Risk
“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.”
Putting Dogma Before Development: DFID RIP
“DFID’s leading work on gender inequality is widely praised as being amongst the most impactful in dealing with poverty.”
How Has Covid19 Impacted on Rural and Island Communities ?
The impact of Covid-19 on Scotland’s transport services and the rural economy is to be investigated by MSPs.
Learning Through Fairtrade #Homeschooling Resources
The Fairtrade Foundation has produced a range of resources and free downloads to help homeschoolers.
Is Globalisation dead?
“According to President Putin liberalism is obsolete. According to others so is globalisation, the in notions are popularism and nationalism of the inward looking kind”
Brexit: 11pm Friday 31st of January 2020
A few images from Orkney
Construction to Begin on Multi-Use Fishing Sector Building in Kirkwall
Work is due to start on 19th of September when contractors, Casey Construction Ltd will fence off the building footprint and set up their offices behind the weigh bridge.
Total value of exports from Scotland (excluding oil and gas):£81.4billion
Scotland’s quality food and drink is 18% (£5.9billion) of all our international exports. Most of this – 74% – is from the Whisky sector (£4.4billion).
Increased Investment in Infrastructure Planned by Scottish Government
Evie Community School opened on the 15th of June 2018.