Has social distancing been abandoned?
Midlothian has crowded pubs, shops, and roads, and the beaches were as busy as ever according to news and other reports, so what now for the second wave? Are over 50s being told to stay at home so the young can party as usual?
Where have all the bugs gone?
As I drove to Boness and back the other day, I did not need to clear my windscreen of any bugs at all, and there should have been plenty in the middle of summer. Has the overuse of pesticides wiped out everything, or is there some other reason? Maire has a photo of the broccoli in our garden, it’s perfect, unmarked, uneaten, and no sign of any caterpillars. Are we supposed to accept this as “Normal”?
The illustration below shows the European Convention of Human Rights.
#TheresaMay 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.
“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”.