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Robert Leslie with SNP Orkney logo behind
Posted in Featured General News Independence

Robert Leslie backs Common Weal Group pledge for a resilient independent Scotland

Orkney’s SNP candidate for next year’s Holyrood elections has backed a pledge that would protect the most vulnerable folk in the community as Scotland switches to a net-zero carbon economy.

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Robert Leslie Head and shoulders
Posted in Featured Holyrood 2021

Robert Leslie is Orkney’s SNP candidate for Holyrood

Robert Leslie has been selected as the SNP candidate for Orkney in next May’s Scottish Parliament elections.
Robert has bee a campaigner for independence since the 2014 Referendum.
He was born and brought in Orkney and currently works for Thaw and Orkney Housing Association.

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Posted in Elections Featured

Postal Vote

Postal vote is the best way to vote especially when it’s difficult to go out.

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Maree Todd MSP standing at a lectern during a conference
Posted in Community Featured Women's Affairs

NEW WOMEN’S RETURNERS PROGRAMME

Highlands & Islands MSP Maree Todd has praised a new Scottish Government programme aimed at tackling workplace inequality and reducing the gender pay gap.

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Posted in Featured General News Social Care Uncategorized

SCOTTISH CHILD PAYMENT OPENS EARLY FOR APPLICATIONS

The new Scottish Child Payment – which has been described as a “game-changer” in the fight to tackle child poverty – will open early for applications this month. Highlands & Islands MSP Maree Todd has encouraged parents and carers in Orkney who are eligible to apply now so that the Scottish Government…

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Posted in Elections

Vote or the Bad Guy Wins

Make sure you register to vote so you have your say. It’s not hard. Select a Postal Vote to make the whole thing safe and easy at election time.

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Maree Todd standing against railings at Ullapool Harbour
Posted in General News

Scotland Loves Local Fund

SNP MSP Maree Todd has encouraged projects across the Highlands & Islands to apply for a new £1 million fund, which has been launched by the Scottish Government to help promote town centres and online businesses and encourage people to spend locally.  Grants of between £500 and £5000 will be…

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Posted in General News

Sean Lewis is our new Convener

Orkney SNP has a new person at the helm, with Sean Lewis taking over as convener after Donna Heddle stepped down at the branch’s recent annual general meeting.

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Maree Todd MSP standing at a lectern during a conference
Posted in Housing

MSP Calls for Views on Orkney Short-Term Lets

Highlands & Islands MSP Maree Todd is calling for residents across the Highlands & Islands to make their views known in a new Scottish Government consultation on the regulation of short-term lets

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