The 3rd session in the Sustainable Orkney Conference was on the subject of Buildings
How do we combine meeting our climate targets with improving energy affordability and lowering fuel poverty?
In recent years Orkney has become a fight between two political parties – the LibDems who have held the seat since the reconvening of the Scottish Parliament and the SNP. The 3 other candidates: Conservative, Labour and Independent all lost their deposits in 2016.
“It’s time to give Orkney a new voice at Holyrood as we strive to make these islands a fairer, greener and more resilient place in which to live and work as part of a stronger Scotland.”
“I would have thought OIC might be interested in saving £50m in capital cost whilst at the same time doubling ferry vehicle capacity.”
“it seems odd that Mr Carmichael, who claims to be serious about cracking down on arms exports to war zones like the Ukraine, would take handouts from a man who could well have links to any kind of arms trade.”
“We have a moral responsibility to tackle climate change and to lead the way in showing how our society can transition to net zero”
“This is a key development, and one which could make a huge difference.”
SNP candidate for Orkney and Shetland Robert Leslie has condemned the refusal of the Ministry of Defence to pay for the clean-up of an oil spill
Robert Leslie (49) is energy officer at Orkney Housing Association and a former reporter and news editor with The Orcadian and Orkney Today.