“Strong international partnerships will be critical to developing Scotland’s hydrogen economy and delivering our net zero objectives. I look forward to further collaboration between France and Scotland in the continued development of this work.” Michael Matheson
The new fund now covers children from birth to 18 who are receiving inpatient care, and will cover costs for their parents, anyone with parental responsibility, and siblings under 18.
The Scottish Government has announced funding of £1.8million for industry body Seafood Scotland to support increased access to international markets.
The cumulative total for positive Covid cases recorded in Orkney now stands at 146 as 2 more positive tests were published today.
Changes being introduced by the Scottish Government over self isolation for key workers have been criticised by the trade union Unite Scotland who say that it could lead to a new spike in the pandemic.
“We’re going to have a new pandemic on its own of like, increased mental health because the support has just disappeared”
90% of unpaid carers said that they are spending more time caring and 82% saying they have had no respite since the beginning of the pandemic.
The cumulative total of positive Covid cases in Orkney now stands at 130 as 2 more cases were published today.
“Any recommendations or polices should recognise that life is considerably different in each island group and that different age groups, too, have distinct experiences of island life.”
The Scottish Government has announced funding for 100 new on-board defibrillators and a range of life-saving training opportunities for fishing vessels.
“Our fear is that we are on the brink of a crisis in urgent and emergency care, and fewer staff will be inclined to work in Emergency Medicine and a depleted workforce will be facing higher demand.”