“Science must become less unequal, more cooperative and more open.”
In an election that has been pretty much uninspiring The Pebble Trust held one of the best Hustings I have watched so far.
In the short term, a recent report by the Fraser of Allander Institute at the University of Strathclyde, has shown some cause for optimism.
“The example of Sanday was given where the shop ordered extra supplies to ensure everyone got what they needed and also set up a DIY and gardening section in response to local demand.”
£100million – £50million from each of the UK Government and the Scottish Government – and covering a period of 10 years will deliver a ‘Growth Deal’ for the 3 Islands Authorities: Orkney, Shetland and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.
“Physical developments could be constrained by the surveillance that is introduced. Very significant negative impact. “
Researchers focussing on how islanders living in or near Kirkwall are being affected by the cost of living are looking for more volunteers.
What is proposed in the Scottish Draft Budget 2021/2022 with links for further information
“As an independent country with our own currency we could create the money needed to support the people and the economy through any crisis.”
“The Scottish green port model will be an exemplar, adopting best practice which helps deliver our net-zero emissions and fair work principles, alongside supporting regeneration and innovation ambitions.”