Inequality is built into our UK energy systems where the places producing the most renewable energy, and exporting it south, are also paying the highest tariffs to buy back that same electricity to heat their homes and power their businesses.
UK Government Successfully Challenges Incorporating Rights of the Child into Scots Law: “the protection of children’s human rights must still happen.”
Bruce Adamson, The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, is clear that incorporating the UNCRC into Scots law is the most important way Scotland can uphold children’s rights.
Nicola Sturgeon was also clear to state that the pandemic is not over as plans are made for Scotland to move beyond Level 0 from 9th of August.
Find out what it means to be in Level 1 and what it is safe to do
“ The Tuesday 4 th May BBC1 Hustings confirmed what earlier ones have led us to believe.”
In the letter to Nicola Sturgeon, Unite highlights that 55% of local government workers earn less than £25,000 per annum, and around 75% of local government workers earn less than the UK national average wage of £32,875.
People who wish to travel to Orkney, as Scotland eases its Covid restrictions, are being asked to take 2 tests before travelling.
In Orkney the cumulative total now stands at 49, and although the lowest in the country no one in the islands should become complacent.
Every Health Board in Scotland has recorded positive test results for Covid today, 8th of January. Orkney’s cumulative total now stands at 42.
“The bottom line here – and I need to be really blunt about this – is that for this lockdown to be as effective as we need it to be, we must radically reduce the number of interactions we are having. “