” I am delighted that the new Winter Support Fund will help those on low incomes, children and people at risk of homelessness against a backdrop of rising living and fuel costs.”
UK Government Budget “an act of class warfare on the side of the rich”
“The UK Government budget is leaving families in the Highlands and Islands hundreds of pounds worse off next year due to Tory cuts and the soaring cost of pursuing a reckless hard Brexit.” Emma Roddick MSP
” If surgeries die out, that’s a real loss to accountability and democracy. ” Emma Roddick MSP
“I want to be as available as possible to my constituents. I consider surgeries an important part of that.”
Tackling Homelessness: ‘Top of my Agenda’ Emma Roddick MSP
“Homelessness is a symptom of many things and is inextricably linked with poverty. I don’t think people realise how often poverty is predetermined.”
268 Orkney Bairns Helped In Scottish Government Boost to Family Budgets
Low-income families in Orkney will benefit from a £320 uplift before Christmas as part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling child poverty.
A New Way Forward For Air Traffic Control?
Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) and Prospect are discussing a possible alternate method of delivery for the Air Traffic Management Strategy (ATMS) project.
MSP Encourages Families to Apply for Best Start Foods Payment
“If you have not applied yet I would encourage you to do so immediately or if you have any family or friends who may be eligible to encourage them too.” Emma Roddick, SNP MSP
Emma Roddick MSP Welcomes Consultation on Islands Bond
“I hope that people will contribute to this consultation to make it as relevant and helpful as possible to each island.”
Candidate Focus: Emma Roddick SNP
Emma is councillor for Inverness Central which she won in a By-Election in November 2019.