“I want to see Orkney’s energy work for Orkney’s people, giving everyone access to affordable warmth, and that means taking control of these policies in Scotland. “
“As your readership will be aware, we have an election coming up on 6 May 2021.”
“For too long retail workers have been expected to put up with violence and abuse. That many see it as part of the job is completely unacceptable. My Bill will give retail workers the protection they deserve.” Daniel Johnson MSP
“The Scotland we want to see should lead with integrity, honesty, humility and transparency, in a self-sufficient and innovative way, and actively include the people of Scotland in decision making.”
“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ― Abraham Lincoln
“It is therefore more important than ever that people in Scotland have the right to choose the best deal of all – a future as an independent country and equal partner inside the European Union.”
Spiralling costs, the safety of using untested technology and the impact on local communities of the loss of well paid jobs were the three main themes to come out yesterday’s Scottish Parliament committee which was looking into HIAL’s Remote Towers Project.
“So, “Devolution has been a Disaster” according to our current Prime Minister, Boris Johnston, but a few days later it was “Ah no that’s not quite what I meant! I really meant… and so the excuses are rolled out.”
MSPs in the Scottish Parliament, who are not members of the Scottish Government (SNP) can get their Bills accepted and passed in a way that the UK Parliament in London finds almost impossible to do.
Farmed salmon is Scotland’s number 1 food export and according to the industry, directly employs 12,000 workers