“The global climate emergency is at the centre of our Programme for Government and we have already put in place the most ambitious climate legislation and targets of any country.”
A trade union has reacted with angrily to reports that the international Climate Conference to be held in Glasgow this year is expected to cost £100million in providing security.
The Scottish Government is putting forward proposals for a charge on single use disposable cups – similar to the one introduced successfully on carrier bags.
Orkney is to receive £773,673.43 as its allocation from Crown Estate revenues
Including the Kirkwall Harbour Flood Defence Scheme, a £1.1 million project backed by 80% funding from the Scottish Government.
“You are here because you believe climate change is a big issue.”
Greens Gain Backing of Scottish Government to Prohibit the Mechanical Harvesting of Kelp by Dredging
“My constituents on the west coast have engaged in an extremely effective campaign and deserve to be commended for their great efforts in securing this change of heart by the Scottish Government.”
“It is simply not possible for Marine Scotland to adequately protect Scotland’s seas with only three vessels.”
The Scottish Crown Estates Bill was debated in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 19th June 2018.
“This is a significant moment for Scotland and is the first ever Bill on the Scottish Crown Estate.”