“We believe that local knowledge should be viewed as an essential skill for the Boards of organisations accountable to the Scottish Government. “
“Democracy, with it’s lifeblood of accountability, is a muscle which requires constant exercise to keep it supple and healthy. “
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.
““The Islands Green Recovery Programme will stimulate new economic activity across our islands, helping businesses recover from the impacts of the pandemic and creating new, quality jobs. ” Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister for the Islands
Time is running out if you want to add your views to the Scottish Government’s Islands Plan which closes this week – 26th of July 2019.
He will take forward the implementation of the Islands Bill and the Islands Plan.