“The UK government must commit to ensuring this funding is made up in full following Brexit. “
Finnie Calls on Scot Gov to Publish Letter from DUP
“It is vital that the Scottish Government demonstrate complete transparency on this matter”
What is The Islands Bill ?
“the interests of islanders will be reflected in future legislation and policy from the very outset.”
Orkney’s Modern Apprentices are Top of the Class
Orkney tops the league table of those achieving the high standards of the Modern Apprenticeship scheme at a whopping 93%
Orkney NHS Responding Well to the Needs of Our Young People
Orkney NHS has again met the 18 week standard for responding to the needs of our young people who are experiencing mental health issues.
Increases on the Cards for Carer’s Allowance
“These steps are key to helping us create a fairer country for all.”
Finnie Calls for Police Action on Wildlife Crime
“I say enough is enough and something must be done.”
A Successful Year for Scottish Fishing
Mackerel continues to be the most valuable stock.
Baby Box to Roll Out Across Scotland
The Baby Box scheme which was successfully piloted in Orkney earlier on this year is now set to be introduced across Scotland.
Making it an Offence to Use Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses
If this Bill is passed, it will make it an offence for circus operators to use wild animals in travelling circuses in Scotland.