“Hearing first-hand the hopes and aspirations of the people of Orkney will provide valuable evidence and context to help us inform Scottish Government policies and strategies and to secure a positive outcome for islanders across Scotland.” Edward Mountain MSP
““Emma Harper believes the current law in relation to livestock worrying is out of date and that tougher enforcement powers and penalties are needed to act as a deterrent. “
The impact of Covid-19 on Scotland’s transport services and the rural economy is to be investigated by MSPs.
“Of course, it is for HIAL to ensure that it has contingency plans in place, and it is working to do that. “
Scott calls for HIAL to reconsider the proposal
The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC) is interested in finding out how well legislation has worked.
“This Bill is an enabling piece of legislation that will provide for future action by the Scottish Government.”
There has been a bit of a stooshie this last week over the funding of Orkney’s internal ferry fleet with grandstanding from political parties on all sides.
Edward Mountain MSP, Convener of the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC)
The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC) chaired by Edward Mountain will be in Orkney on Monday 2nd October.