The UK Government sees the production of oil and gas as continuing to be important and this is the 32nd round of licensing.
the UK Government plans to introduce new legislation this summer which will mandate full ingredients labelling for foods that are prepacked for direct sale.
Free TV Licences, funded by the Government, for all over 75s will come to an end in June 2020.
83% of assessments for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) in Orkney have been successfully challenged by people since April 2013.
“much of the glue that has held British society together since the Second World War has been deliberately removed and replaced with a harsh and uncaring ethos.”
“With an annual value of £944 million, seafood accounts for 58% of Scotland’s total food exports. Seafood is highly perishable and therefore dependent on the sort of swift and reliable transport connections which would be damaged by a disorderly UK exit from the EU.”
The ReFLEX Orkney (Responsive Flexibility) project aims to create a ‘smart energy island’
nearly half a million food parcels were distributed in Scotland last year.
” Despite it [Right to Rent] relating to a reserved matter, it would directly impact on matters that are fully devolved to the Scottish Parliament and, to date, consultation with both the Scottish Government and key Scottish stakeholders has been limited. “
One of the greatest natural resources Scotland has are the seas around its shores.