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.
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.
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…
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…