Wishart quizzes Minister on energy efficient standards

Shetland MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat, Beatrice Wishart, quizzed the Scottish Government on support for social landlords to retrofit buildings in order to meet modern energy efficient standards and future-proof the housing stock. As it stands social landlords, such as housing associations, a...

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Wishart responds to First Minister’s latest Covid advice

Shetland MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat, Beatrice Wishart, has responded to the First Minister’s weekly Covid-19 ministerial statement. The First Minister outlined the retention of legal restrictions, encouraged limiting interactions, working from home, regular testing and increased testing ac...

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Wishart calls out use of wrong Shetland maps

Shetland MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat, Beatrice Wishart has written to Lord Matthews, Deputy Chair of the Boundary Commission Scotland, to get to the bottom of the origin of Shetland being wrongly represented on map images. Ms Wishart told the Lord Matthews that several organisations are pri...

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Wishart questions Cabinet Secretary about Christmas supply chain

Shetland MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat Beatrice Wishart questioned the Cabinet Secretary at Rural Affairs and Islands portfolio session regarding food and drink supply chain shortages in the run-up to Christmas. Ms Wishart asked:

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eNews 21st November 2021

Today the Scottish Liberal Democrats launch our New Hope for health. You can read more here. The Covid-19 pandemic has made all of us more aware of our health. In September I wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Health asking ‘“when Shetland will have a new-build hospital fit for the 21st century”’...

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Shetland Times Column 19th November 2021

It is estimated that the number of people in Scotland affected by Long Covid is 79,000 and rising. With little indication from the Scottish Government as to its intention on how people living with Long Covid will be supported, it was Scottish Liberal Democrats, led by Alex Cole-Hamilton, who brou...

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