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Yesterday, people in Shetland and Orkney were appalled to learn that there has been a second legal challenge to the awarding of the northern isles ferry service contract, which comes on top of an 18-month delay. Some people in the community are now questioning the competence of Transport Scotland. What reassurance can the First Minister give that the Government is doing all that it can to...
I thank Gail Ross for securing this important debate. I know that this is not the first time that the issue has been debated in Parliament, but it is the first time that I have had the opportunity to contribute to a debate that has been going on for far too long in island and rural areas. The Scottish Parliament information centre has revealed that Shetlanders are being charged a staggering...
The fact that the cabinet secretary’s amendment to our motion begins by asking us to remove the words “there is a mental health crisis in Scotland” makes me concerned that the Scottish Government is failing to grasp the true severity of the mental health crisis that exists in Scotland. Therefore, I begin by underlining exactly why that statement is true, and why seeking to remove it...
Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 30 August 2019 — Byelection
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