Rhoda Grant, Labour MSP for the Highlands and Islands has described the latest figures for drugs deaths in Scotland as ‘devastating’ for individuals and their families.
Rhoda Grant MSP “I intend to bring forward a Bill this session to enshrine the right to food into Scots Law.”
“Access to food is a human right, but it is being denied to too many people in our country. “
Orkney Constituency and Regional voting result 2021
Liam McArthur has retained the Orkney Constituency seat for the LibDems in the Scottish Parliament elections held on Thursday 6th May 2021.
She was MSP for Highlands and Islands (Region) 1999 – 2003 and MSP for Highlands and Islands (Region) 2007 – 2021.
Coilla Drake has described the SNP pledge to create an Island Bond as a gimmick ” thought up by people who don’t really understand our needs.”
Coilla Drake, The Labour candidate for the Orkney Constituency in the Scottish Parliament elections has put forward options for easing covid restrictions in the islands.
Labour candidate in the Highlands and Islands Regional List, Rhoda Grant, has called for the BBC to decentralise jobs to the region.
‘Understanding what a vaccine passport could be used for is a fundamental question. Is it a passport to allow international travel or could it be used domestically to allow holders greater freedoms? ” Professor Mills
There has been a mixed response across the political spectrum to Kate Forbes’ Budget for Scotland.