Ministers agree to Greer’s call to look at risk of post-Brexit people-trafficking

Ministers agree to Greer’s call to look at risk of post-Brexit people-trafficking

The Westminster Government's immigration proposals will be economically devastating for Scotland but we cannot lose sight of those who will truly be the victims of these short-sighted and racist plans. Ross Greer MSP Scottish Ministers today (10 Jan) agreed to a Green MSP’s call to look into the threat of...

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SNP & Tory MSPs block our call for funding to help farmers cut climate emissions

SNP & Tory MSPs block our call for funding to help farmers cut climate emissions

It’s clear the SNP has kowtowed to weak arguments from parts of the farming lobby which ignore the potential for greener farming and land management practices to offset the unavoidable emissions from livestock. Mark Ruskell MSP Green MSPs have slammed the SNP for letting down climate-friendly farmers who want to...

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Vulnerable children to suffer unless SNP cuts to council budgets prevented

Vulnerable children to suffer unless SNP cuts to council budgets prevented

The cold hard reality is that if Parliament passes the budget in its current form, cuts to jobs and front-line services for the most vulnerable people will be inevitable. Patrick Harvie MSP Many of Scotland’s most vulnerable children are set to suffer unless the SNP’s proposed cuts to council budgets...

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All change in Moray

All change in Moray

Blimey, that was quick. This was Tory MP Douglas Ross yesterday: Short version: “I don’t care what my constituents want, I will vote loyally for the party I was elected as a member of.” And this is him today: Never let it be said Wings readers don’t get things done.

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An Atlas of Opportunity, putting Scotland at the centre of the map

An Atlas of Opportunity, putting Scotland at the centre of the map

A review copy of a book was delivered when I was away visiting my husband in the USA over Christmas and the New Year. Unfortunately I didn’t get it sooner, as it would have been ideal for readers to purchase as a Christmas present.

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What is an Environment Correspondent?

What is an Environment Correspondent?

You might think that this is a trick question. An Environment Correspondent is supposed to report on the live issues and news relating to the environment, and to have, one would assume, some passing knowledge of the key environmental issues of the day. As the best funded and globally networked...

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