“Perhaps that is a function of being super rich, they can feel superior to the rest of us . It is a kind of “ nanny knows best “ approach which politically is translated at the, moment, into “Tories know best.” To my mind at least , that is an unfounded assumption .”…
” Scotland is currently home to over 23,000 refugees from Ukraine, including several whom I know have found homes in Orkney.”
It was on 24th of February 2022 that Russian forces invaded the independent nation of Ukraine.
Maximum temperature 5 °C.
It’s an incredible story of a people determined to retain the independence of the country.
Today, August 24th, Ukraine celebrates its independence.
A total of 21,256 visas have been issued naming a Scottish sponsor – more than 20% of the UK total, and the highest number per head of population in the UK.
For those interested in hosting our Ukrainian guests there is lots of information available
The National Farmer’s Union (NFU) of Scotland has warned that crofters and farmers are scaling back production due to the increasing costs they are facing in fertiliser, fuel, energy, animal feed and wages.
“I would like to thank the thousands of people who have generously opened their doors to Ukrainian families, volunteered and donated to causes.” Neil Gray Scottish Government Minister with Special Responsibility for Refugees from Ukraine