“We believe that local knowledge should be viewed as an essential skill for the Boards of organisations accountable to the Scottish Government. “
“I would urge any young person or group in our island communities to jump in, have your say and be part of something bigger!”
The survey is being sent to 20,000 island residents, including Na h-Eileanan Siar, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands and islands situated within the local authorities of Argyll and Bute, Highland and North Ayrshire.
“We are being experimented on” said Peter Henderson with “remote links which are highly unstable.”
Firstly it’s important to state – loud and clear – that self governance for Orkney is for those living in Orkney to decide and to do this democratically at the ballot box.
‘Islands Collaboration and Planning for the Future’ was the topic for an online presentation and discussion on Wednesday 9th of September.
“The Islands Act was supposed to protect Island economies from exactly these kind of misguided changes, but on its first real test it is being shown up as essentially worthless.”
The university is the only institution in Scotland to deliver the family of Foundation, Modern and Graduate apprenticeships
“I welcome Crown Estate Scotland’s announcement that the detailed plans we submitted are being taken forward in this way.”