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.
David Stewart MSP, Labour, who will be retiring this May gave his farewell speech in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 4th of March.
Local Labour party members have selected Coilla Drake to contest the Orkney Constituency for the Scottish Parliament Elections which take place on Thursday 6th May 2021.
“My proposal to enshrine the UN-recognised Right to Food in Scots Law would be a significant step forward in the fight against food poverty and provide a legal right to food.” Elaine Smith MSP
“The local government settlement will help to fund those vital public services that are much valued and needed. “
“We truly are facing another epidemic, which is an epidemic of mental health and emotional problems, following the Coronavirus epidemic. “
“For too long retail workers have been expected to put up with violence and abuse. That many see it as part of the job is completely unacceptable. My Bill will give retail workers the protection they deserve.” Daniel Johnson MSP