“I want to see Orkney’s energy work for Orkney’s people, giving everyone access to affordable warmth, and that means taking control of these policies in Scotland. “
UK More Divided Than Ever
“It is therefore more important than ever that people in Scotland have the right to choose the best deal of all – a future as an independent country and equal partner inside the European Union.”
Putting People at the Heart of Scotland’s Arctic Dialogue
Scotland’s Arctic Connections document is built on the image of a Scotland “as a progressive and dynamic nation that does not hesitate to take the lead on key global challenges.”
Coronavirus Bill Goes Before The UK Parliament
New powers to the Police to compel potentially infectious people to undergo COVID-19 screening and assessment are amongst a number of emergency powers included in a Coronavirus Bill introduced into the UK Parliament.
Threat to Scotland’s Universities from Brexit Uncertainty
“The uncertainty of Brexit – and the end of freedom of movement – continue to be the biggest threat to our university sector.”
#deniedmyvote : EU Citizens Turned Away from UK Polling Stations
Michael Russell has called for an inquiry into the disenfranchisement of so many citizens.
“Using the Time Wisely?”
It was back on June 23rd 2016 that the UK voted in the EU referendum with a turnout of 72.2%.
Talks Held on the Impact of Brexit on Orkney
““We considered the potential effects on sectors of key importance to the local economy, including farming, fisheries and tourism.”
Uncertainty or Opportunity for Scotland’s Fishing Industry ?
” The Fisheries Bill, announced in the Queen’s speech last year, will deliver a significant change to the way fisheries are managed in the UK. “
Embedding Consent on Devolved Matters in Law
“The Scottish Government will do everything in its power to protect the well-being of Scotland and promote the rights and interests of everyone who lives here.”