Farmed salmon is Scotland’s number 1 food export and according to the industry, directly employs 12,000 workers
to ‘identify and address current and future challenges and opportunities in the procurement of new vessels to support Scotland’s ferries network.’
“This call for views gives islanders the opportunity to express their opinions on the objectives set out in the draft Plan.”
“The REC Committee has made a really disappointing decision, which prevents our streets being made safer. “
Orkney Trout Fishing Association was ‘deeply concerned at the scale and location of this development
The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC) is interested in finding out how well legislation has worked.
“This Bill is an enabling piece of legislation that will provide for future action by the Scottish Government.”
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.
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.
It was a pleasure to attend the committee meeting at The Orkney Theatre last night