Seven years on, we can see the first independence referendum not as a choice between change and no change, but as a choice of what sort of change we wanted and, crucially, who gets to deliver it.
Rhoda Grant MSP “I intend to bring forward a Bill this session to enshrine the right to food into Scots Law.”
“Access to food is a human right, but it is being denied to too many people in our country. “
“We have serious concerns that the methods used to categorise priority areas for the Levelling up Fund are badly flawed”
“the absence of Highland, Orkney and Shetland in the list of priority areas is baffling given the economic and social fragility of these places.” SIF
Farming Matters: “The industry’s very survival is being jeopardised by the proposed trade deal with Australia”
The disastrous impact the looming Australia Trade Deal will have on farming was debated in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 8th of June.
The UK Government intends to repeal vital protections requiring age verification and the regulation of ‘extreme’ and violent content.
Scotland’s Parliamentarians have elected the Presiding Officer and two Deputy Presiding Officers.
All those elected to serve as Members of the Scottish Parliament will be sworn in on Thursday 13 May 2021. The proceedings will be ‘chaired’ by Ken Macintosh – the outgoing Presiding Officer.
“May I, on behalf of the Scottish Green Party (SGP), thank the Orkney electorate for the 1,104 votes that were cast for the Scottish Greens at last week’s election.”
Scotland has again elected a Parliament where a majority of its 129 MSPs support Scottish Independence, 72 , with the support for continued union with rUK at 57.
The 2021 Holyrood election is the forty-eighth national election in a row that the Conservatives have failed to win.