Farmed salmon is Scotland’s number 1 food export and according to the industry, directly employs 12,000 workers
Scotland’s Ferries: Share Your Views
to ‘identify and address current and future challenges and opportunities in the procurement of new vessels to support Scotland’s ferries network.’
Have Your Say About The National Islands Plan
“This call for views gives islanders the opportunity to express their opinions on the objectives set out in the draft Plan.”
MSPs Committee Rejects 20mph in built up areas
“The REC Committee has made a really disappointing decision, which prevents our streets being made safer. “
Fish Farm Gets Go Ahead Despite Deep Concerns Raised
Orkney Trout Fishing Association was ‘deeply concerned at the scale and location of this development
Is Legislation Working for You?
The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC) is interested in finding out how well legislation has worked.
Managing the Expectations of Islanders
“This Bill is an enabling piece of legislation that will provide for future action by the Scottish Government.”
The Conundrum of Fair Ferry Funding
There has been a bit of a stooshie this last week over the funding of Orkney’s internal ferry fleet with grandstanding from political parties on all sides.
‘We Want The Levers To Make Our Economy Work’
The Islands Bill and following on from that the National Islands Plan is going to have a significant impact on governance and policy implementation in Orkney.
LETTERS: An Overhaul of Local Democracy Needed
It was a pleasure to attend the committee meeting at The Orkney Theatre last night