Carmichael questions tariff plan
Clarity has been sought on efforts to mitigate US tariffs on goods, including whisky and wool products, by Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael. According to Mr Carmichael, the United States imposed tariffs on £6.1bn worth of goods across the EU in October, including a 25 per cent tariff on single malt scotch whisky, and […]
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MSP warns against isles ‘missing out’ on sustainable development
A Highlands and Islands MSP has said his region must not miss out on investment in sustainable development. Speaking in Thursday’s Scottish Parliament debate on global sustainable development goals, Jamie Halcro Johnston welcomed the number of innovative projects across the Highlands and Islands, particularly the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), an internationally important facility based […]
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McArthur: “HIAL plans are the most costly and risky option”
Responding to the decision by Highlands and Islands Airport Limited (HIAL) to centralise air traffic control (ATC) services to Inverness Airport, Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has said the plans have faced “overwhelming resistance in communities across the Highlands & Islands from day one.” Speaking following yesterday morning’s announcement, Mr McArthur said: “HIAL’s decision to press […]
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Last chance to enter codebreaking competition
SCHOOLS across Scotland are being urged to sign up for the UK’s flagship cyber security competition for girls. The National Cyber Security Centre’s CyberFirst Girls Competition will put teams of girls aged between 12 and 13 to the test, with the chance to be crowned champion codebreakers in the country. The last chance to enter […]
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