“Homelessness is a symptom of many things and is inextricably linked with poverty. I don’t think people realise how often poverty is predetermined.”
“While we want to see a transition from oil and LPG to other forms of heating this cannot happen overnight or without consultation, as seems to have happened here. |”
Low-income families in Orkney will benefit from a £320 uplift before Christmas as part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling child poverty.
“People may be surprised by the extent of services covered by this Consultation and I would urge as many as possible to respond to it, as this could really be the end for anything other than central control in Scotland.” Alison Evison COSLA
Scotland became the first country in the world to commit to a Just Transition Planning Framework.
“significant unanswered questions” About HIAL’s Remote Towers: Letter to Scottish Transport Minister
“This letter, signed by local and national politicians of all parties, demonstrates the strength of feeling about HIAL’s ill-considered plans to remove high value jobs from the communities they serve.”
MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee have today, 8th September, agreed to continue to probe into Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd’s (HIAL) deeply unpopular Remote Towers Project.
The proposals which have had a mixed response from politicians are coming when 133,000 people in the UK have died because of Covid.
The survey is part of the Scottish Government R100 project .
“In Scotland, we are building a social security system built on fairness, dignity and respect.”