“Hearing first-hand the hopes and aspirations of the people of Orkney will provide valuable evidence and context to help us inform Scottish Government policies and strategies and to secure a positive outcome for islanders across Scotland.” Edward Mountain MSP
Scotland men’s football team may have taken the admirable decision to boycott the World Cup Finals, as it continues to occupy a moral high ground it has made its own since 1998, but that is not to say that the country has nothing to play for this week. Far from it.
“We want to understand how effectively Scotland’s Community Planning Partnerships have been able to respond to challenges such as the current cost crisis and unprecedented events such as the COVID-19 pandemic. ” Ariane Burgess Convener Local Government Committee
The Bill allows Scottish Ministers to transfer social care responsibility from local authorities to a new, national service.
As part of a series of articles in the run up to COP27 we take a look at Water in Scotland.
The farmers were joined by the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs Mairi Gougeon MSP and about 40 MSPs including Orkney Constituency LibDem MSP Liam McArthur.
“there is a risk that this Bill could lead to unintended and very damaging consequences for community-based projects. ” Liam McArthur MSP
“The blame for the billions of pounds that consumers throughout the country will now have to pay back as a result falls squarely at the UK Government’s door for its failure to regulate the energy markets properly on behalf of consumers” Michael Matheson
“Today has been a good day for Scottish democracy, and a reminder that Scotland needs the full fiscal powers that independence will afford us”
“A rural visa has the potential to help address this massive gap in the workforce. ” Emma Roddick MSP