“The Scottish Government have yet to spell out how they will behave differently now that they acknowledge that there is a Climate Emergency underway.” Friends of the Earth Scotland
Finnie hits out at extension of ADS:“Once again, the Scottish Government seems seduced by air travel.”
“I will ask the Scottish Government to publish their Business regulation Impact Assessment for their latest hair-brain transport initiative.”
The Scottish Greens reached agreement with Scottish Ministers on the Draft Scottish Budget.
“ If the Government continues to refuse to accept our proposals or even come up with fair alternatives, we cannot vote for this budget when it comes to Parliament on Thursday.”
A round up of reactions across Scotland to the draft Scottish Budget
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.”
John Finnie highlighted the call from Open Seas to introduce the vessel tracking technology at First Ministers Questions
“If the Scottish Government give the go ahead to the destructive process it would devastate the biodiversity which kelp forests supports.”
The Scottish Crown Estates Bill was debated in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 19th June 2018.
“A lack of quality bus services is letting down communities throughout the Highlands and Islands”