HIAL, testing and apprenticeships - ST Column 3rd March

The days are getting longer, and we are now in meteorological spring, and it has to be said there’s a sense that better months lie ahead of us.  Last week was another without any new COVID-19 cases in Shetland and the longer this continues the more confidence there is that restrictions can be eas...

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Electric car revolution on Shetland needed says Wishart

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Beatrice Wishart has today called on the Scottish Government to help kick start an electric car revolution on Shetland after the latest figures showed that there are just 54 electric cars registered in Shetland.

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Wishart thanks hundreds of those who responded to mental health survey

Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart has today thanked the 250 people who have completed a survey which seeked to gain views of islanders on mental health provision in Shetland.

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Wishart holds virtual meeting with Shetland’s MSYPs about issues facing young people

Shetland MSP, Beatrice Wishart, last week held a virtual meeting with local MSYPs, Jonathan Dorrat and Leighton Anderson to talk about issues affecting young people in Shetland. The meeting followed previous engagement between the MSYPs and the MSP on issues affecting young islanders.

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Wishart secures commitment to introduce testing at island entry points

Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart has today secured a commitment from the Scottish Government for testing to be introduced at island entry points.

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Wishart receives clarity from Scot Gov on ferry vouchers

Shetland MSP, Beatrice Wishart has received assurance from the Scottish Government that current concessionary ferry vouchers which are due to expire at the end of March will remain valid until September 2021.

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