Isles representatives meet with Ofgem to raise energy connection problems

Northern Isles parliamentary representatives, Alistair Carmichael MP, Beatrice Wishart MSP and Liam McArthur MSP, met with Ofgem to raise growing concerns about delayed and refused energy connections in the isles. In the meeting the three highlighted a range of problems faced in trying to connect...

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Wishart highlights plans to restart self-referral to breast screening for over 70s

Shetland MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat Beatrice Wishart has today highlighted plans to restart self-referral to the breast screening programme for those aged 71 and over.

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Wishart responds to ranking of Shetland internet as second worst in UK

Shetland MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat Beatrice Wishart has today responded to an analysis of Ofcom data revealing that Shetland has one of the worst internet connections in the UK.

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Ukrainian refugee crisis becoming refugee accommodation calamity

Scottish Liberal Democrat and Shetland MSP, Beatrice Wishart, has railed against the Scottish Government’s calamitous response to accommodating Ukrainian refugees. Raising constituents’ frustration at the speed in which the processing of refugee accommodation is being carried out, Wishart has poi...

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Wishart encourages carers to take part in national survey

Scottish Liberal Democrat and Shetland MSP, Beatrice Wishart, is encouraging local carers to take part in State of Caring 2022, an annual survey by the charity Carers UK. Wishart highlighted the impact Long Covid has had on people’s lives, including young people who have become carers for parents...

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Wishart responds to establishment of Scottish bird flu taskforce

Scottish Liberal Democrat and Shetland MSP, Beatrice Wishart has welcomed the creation of a taskforce to respond to the bird flu crisis. The taskforce is to be led by NatureScot.

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