Wishart kicks off re-election campaign to put the recovery first in Shetland

Beatrice Wishart has today kicked off her campaign for re-election to be Shetland’s MSP in the upcoming Scottish Parliament elections. The campaign kick-off has been marked by the release of a new campaign video where Beatrice sets out her priorities and ambitions for Shetland.

 

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Island impact assessment to be made on free bus travel scheme

Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart has today welcomed news that the Scottish Government is to carry out an island impact assessment over the recent announcement of free bus travel to those under the age of 22 with the hope that it would be extended to internal ferry travel in the islands. 

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Northern Isles MSPs frustrated at “dismissive” response from Minister

Northern Isles MSPs Beatrice Wishart and Liam McArthur have aired their frustration after receiving an “extraordinarily dismissive” response of the SNP Government after concerns were raised about issues with access to legal aid in Orkney and Shetland.

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Wishart urges vigilance in the face of scam phone calls and texts to islanders

MSP for Shetland, Beatrice Wishart, has today urged vigilance on scam phone calls and texts after concerns have been raised that financial fraudsters are preying on the most vulnerable in society in light of scam phone calls and texts into the islands.

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Wishart calls on all election candidates to sign HIAL petition

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Beatrice Wishart has today called on candidates standing to represent Shetland, both at a constituency and regional level, to sign a petition that aims to halt the current plans to centralise air traffic control away from Sumburgh. 

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Wishart seeks urgent clarity on Shetland COVID restrictions

Scottish Liberal Democrat Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart has today written to Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, asking for clarity on the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. 

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Wishart reveals 1 in 4 transfers to Aberdeen are for MRI scans

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Beatrice Wishart has today revealed that one in four transfers from Gilbert Bain to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Hospital are for MRI scans. 

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Wishart reveals nearly a year lost due to faulty chargepoints

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Beatrice Wishart has today revealed that nearly a year has been lost due to malfunctioning car charge points in Shetland. 

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Wishart calls for commission to examine violence against women and girls

Beatrice Wishart, MSP for Shetland, has today joined calls for a commission to look into violence against women and girls . The Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for all five major parties, and local candidates, to commit to a commission to urgently look into the matter and report back with recommendations on how to improve the situation for women and girls within the first year of the next Parliament.

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Wishart responds to FM statement on COVID restrictions


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