“Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.” Carl Sagan
There are two Budgets which affect people in Orkney: the OIC Budget and the Scottish Budget. Both of these will affect the services we use and our quality of life.
“Naturally reared, climate friendly Scotch suckler bred beef needs to be differentiated from imports and dairy beef to give consumers a clear choice.” Jim Walker
Orkney has one of the highest uptakes of EV’s in the country with some 250 and about 10,000 fossil fuelled vehicles.
Half a million women and girls are now able to access free period products in Scotland.
The Economy and Energy Committee of the Scottish Parliament will be visiting Orkney on Monday 17th of February, as part of their inquiry into EVs and local energy production.
The amazing lighthouse sculpture project by cancer charity CLAN, ‘Light The North’, took another step on its journey at an event in the Scottish Parliament.
The cut would affect the take home pay of Parliamentary Researchers, Constituency Caseworkers and Communications Staff directly employed by Members of the Scottish Parliament.
A Balancing Act
‘Home care services for the dying in Scotland are patchy at best’ : David Stewart, MSP, Labour