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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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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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Sean Lewis Headshot
Posted in Featured 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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Posted in Economy

Why Austerity Economics Doesn’t Work

The Austerity Economics totally failed in their stated aims. Where did go so wrong or was there another agenda to all this?

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Posted in Featured Health

Download the ‘Protect Scotland’ App

SNP MSP Maree Todd has urged people in the Highlands & Islands to download the new ‘Protect Scotland’ app – to help slow the spread of Coronavirus and support the easing of lockdown restrictions.

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