With £9.8m from
Highlands and Islands Enterprise, £1m from the North Uist Council and £2.5m
from the UK Space Agency – all tax payers’ money – we ask whether this is
sensible expenditure. And St Kilda, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be in
line of fire with air and noise pollution with inevitable reduction in a
thriving ecotourism industry.
Come and hear Hannah Barrett talk with us on this issue. ‘Us’ being members of Midlothian Green Party and anyone else who is concerned about this project.
When: Thursday 8th Aug at 19:00
Where: Loanhead Library, George Ave, Loanhead, EH20 9LA
The illustration below shows the European Convention of Human Rights. plans to scrap these by 2020. This must NOT happen!
Alison Johnstone MSP, Health & Social Care spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, today commented on new figures showing no increase in the time spent at home rather than in hospital in the final six months of life.
Mark Ruskell MSP, Energy & Environment spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, today (11 Aug) challenged Scottish Ministers to close a loophole that allows nuclear power plants to have their operating life extended without public input.
Read more: https://greens.scot/news/communities-with-nuclear-plants-should-be-properly-consulted
“The comments were made in response to the call by the GMB Union for the UK Government to scrap the national energy regulator Ofgem after disappointment in what the GMB called “ineffectual reforms”.