Taking place on: Saturday 23 October between 2pm-3pm online is : Scottish Islands on the front line of climate emergency
“We cannot trust the Tories to protect future generations in Scotland as they cut Universal Credit this week and plunge 20,000 children into poverty.” Emma Roddick MSP
UK Government Successfully Challenges Incorporating Rights of the Child into Scots Law: “the protection of children’s human rights must still happen.”
Bruce Adamson, The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, is clear that incorporating the UNCRC into Scots law is the most important way Scotland can uphold children’s rights.
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
― Franklin D. Roosevelt
“The consultation sets out a blueprint for how we can do this safely and compassionately” Liam McArthur
“People may be surprised by the extent of services covered by this Consultation and I would urge as many as possible to respond to it, as this could really be the end for anything other than central control in Scotland.” Alison Evison COSLA
“We have a record of assisting our island authorities, where possible, with issues such as this. The member will remember that in 2019 we helped to fund the replacement of the MV Golden Mariana.” Graeme Dey Transport Minister
MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee have today, 8th September, agreed to continue to probe into Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd’s (HIAL) deeply unpopular Remote Towers Project.
“My Bill will enshrine a Right to Food in law, placing responsibility on the Scottish Government to make this a reality.”
“In their written submission, the petitioners argue that the public boards which have been put in place to deliver lifeline services to island communities do not value or recognise how those with island knowledge could enhance their decision making.”