The vessel was bought with Orkney Islands Council paying out €364,811.00 (approx. £318,028) and the Scottish Government adding in the more substantial funding of £750,000.00.
The Edinburgh Declaration recognises the ‘need for transformative change across terrestrial and marine ecosystems’ and ‘the significant implications that the loss of biodiversity and climate change has on our livelihood and communities’.
OIC has had ‘plenty of opportunity to put forward their own views on the matter of easing restrictions.’
“In their meetings with OIC and the other island authorities, ministers made clear the need to engage directly with communities as well as with local authorities.”
At the council’s Development and Infrastructure Committee on 30th March, a successful motion by Green councillor Steve Sankey meant that the decision to close the centres has been deferred with more reports to follow.
what has happened to The Nordic Sea (seemingly now at Buckie) and what is it going to be used for and when?
“we have the worst connectivity in the UK by far so how does HIAL mean to overcome this? I personally have not been convinced that safety aspects reliant on digital connectivity in particular can be met.”
Orkney Islands Councillor John Ross Scott has joined the Scottish Greens and hopes to stand for the Party in next year’s council elections.
Orkney Islands Council’s purchase of stone to be shipped in from a quarry near Oban has been deemed ‘unsatisfactory’ in an internal audit of the scandal.
Councillors decided that £89.4 million (£89,392,500) should be spent on running Council services in 2021 – 2022 and that savings of £476,600 should be found during the year ahead.
At long last improvements have taken place and completed by Andrew Sinclair Ltd. They have really made an excellent job.