“The Government really ought to make its living out of either designing camouflage or operating as stage magicians . “
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“So at the moment some in the Tory party are sharpening their knives. “
“I’m tired of having a fourth rate after-dinner speaker pretending to know what he’s doing. “
“The UK Government budget is leaving families in the Highlands and Islands hundreds of pounds worse off next year due to Tory cuts and the soaring cost of pursuing a reckless hard Brexit.” Emma Roddick MSP
Inequality is built into our UK energy systems where the places producing the most renewable energy, and exporting it south, are also paying the highest tariffs to buy back that same electricity to heat their homes and power their businesses.
“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
“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
Low-income families in Orkney will benefit from a £320 uplift before Christmas as part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling child poverty.
“This is an occasional reminder of the age old truth that if you have to ask permission to leave then it isn’t an equal partnership. Why must we beg for a piece of what’s already ours?”