“It is important that island communities like ours have the ability to control development in the waters around them.” OIC Leader James Stockan
OIC News: Islands Bill Becomes Law
The Islands Bill received Royal Assent on July 6th and become an Act of the Scottish Parliament.
Paul Wheelhouse Minister for the Islands
He will take forward the implementation of the Islands Bill and the Islands Plan.
Crown Estate Needs a Radical Overhaul: Scottish Greens
The Scottish Crown Estates Bill was debated in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 19th June 2018.
Orkney Community Urged to “Think Out of the Box”
“How are we going to do things differently?”
Historic Islands Bill is Passed
“Securing investment through an Islands Deal is the focus for the next phase”
Islands Bill Gets Final Reading
The Islands Bill is to be debated in the Scottish Parliament today (Wednesday) 30th May.
Rhoda Grant MSP Concerned Over Proposed Airport Parking Charges
“I would have liked to have seen HIAL consult with the island communities concerned before making this decision.”
OIC Wants More Powers Devolved to Orkney
“We feel that more empowerment for the islands is needed in the Bill.”
What do you think of the Crown Estate Bill?
your views are being sought on what you think of the Bill.