HIAL petitions hits over 1000 signatures in just 14 days

A petition launched by Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart aimed at halting current plans to centralise air traffic control has now gathered over 1000 signatures in just 14 days since first launched. 

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Isles representatives write to DVSA for action on driving tests

Isles representatives, Beatrice Wishart MSP and Alistair Carmichael MP, have written to the head of the DVSA, Loveday Ryder, to voice concern about the growing backlog in driving tests in the Northern Isles.

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Wishart honours the contribution of Shetland’s Citizens Advice Bureau

MSP for Shetland, Beatrice Wishart, has praised the hard-working staff and volunteers of Shetland’s Citizen Advice Bureau for their continued dedication to improving lives during a debate on  Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday.

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Wishart will vote for Scottish Budget

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP will today back the proposed Scottish budget after it was announced yesterday that a deal had been agreed between the Scottish Liberal Democrats and the Scottish Government.

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Wishart marks International Women’s Day 2021

Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart has marked International Women’s day by calling for changes to be made to the Scottish Parliament so that it is more women friendly

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HIAL report vindicates local concerns

Shetland’s MSP Beatrice Wishart has today said that the publications of the Island Impact Assessment into the centralisation of air traffic control has vindicated islanders opposition to the project.

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Wishart speaks up for rural mental health needs

Shetland’s MSP spoke on Friday to stakeholders and members of the public working to improve mental health services in rural communities across Scotland.

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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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