The COVID-19 impact is compounded by the region’s vulnerability to Brexit – five of the six most vulnerable local authority areas to Brexit are in the Highlands and Islands
“This is about living in democracy that cares about rules. This is about not living in a corporatist state. And if you care about that then you should call for a normal independent Scottish nation. Not in May, but tomorrow.”
50% of the GDP of The Falklands is linked to trade with the EU through Fisheries and Agriculture.
A pricing map has been set up online where you can check out the delivery charges for different sizes of parcels. It covers the amount 6 companies will charge.
“funding to Orkney Islands Council follows a tried and tested formula to ensure fairness to all 32 Local Authorities, in Scotland.”
“The family farm is most at risk from non-favourable trade terms, and is often overlooked by retailers who want to buy in bulk from bigger producers. “
This is no longer just a question of yes and no. It is, rather, a question of whether we want a fully functioning, vibrant Scottish democracy with every available power – or direct rule from a political culture at odds with our worldview, democratic culture, aspirations, health and economic wellbeing.
“What’s really annoying them is not that Nicola Sturgeon wants Scotland to be independent: it’s that she acts as though it already is.”
Please note this refers to arrangements for passengers when arriving in England.
“1st July marked a critical deadline in the process of the UK leaving the EU. Moving from June to July means that the deadline to request an extension to the Brexit transition period has passed.”