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 Featured

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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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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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 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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Maree Todd MSP standing at a lectern during a conference
Posted in Featured Social Care

PAYMENT COULD BENEFIT 700 CHILDREN IN ORKNEY

An estimated 700 children across Orkney could benefit from the Scottish Government’s ground breaking anti-poverty payment, new figures have revealed.

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