Maree Todd heard from two Orkney residents, Fiona Robertson & Tricia Sutherland, who have both been working flat out to produce face coverings to those in their local community.
Welcome News on Schooling
Schools in Scotland will be able to return on 11th of August with pupils accessing learning full time but only if progress on limiting the spread of Covid19 continues.
US Trade Deal is a “threat to our local food and drink industry”
“It’s absolutely clear that the overwhelming majority of people in Scotland do not want to see chlorine chicken, hormone-injected meat or vegetables riddled in pesticides on our supermarket shelves.”
Maree Todd MSP: Work Is Needed In “Tackling Today’s Racism “
“We need to listen to their stories of racism encountered on the streets, in the schools and other institutions of Scotland, uncomfortable though they may be.”
Praise for Orkney Volunteers
Even more people in the islands have enlisted to offer help and support during the Covid19 pandemic.
Tribute Paid To Carers In Orkney
“Carers make a huge contribution to families and communities throughout Scotland and with the current public health crisis, they find themselves under increased pressure.”
Maree Todd : On Progress and Changes With Phase 1
“I really hope that folk in Orkney have enjoyed the first few days of relaxation of the Covid-19 lockdown rules.”
Parents Encouraged to Apply for Best Start Grant
“The Scottish Government’s school age payment offers low income families, or those who receive support like Universal Credit, a £250 payment around the time children start at primary school.”
Maree Todd: “We are at a pivotal point”
This Thursday the Scottish Government will publish a route map setting out our phased approach to easing lockdown measures.
Maree Todd MSP : Signs of Hope
“We have continued to see signs of hope, not least in the declining numbers of people requiring intensive care treatment as a result of COVID-19.”