Holyrood Highlights 13.09.19

A new week, a new Liberal Democrat MP. Last Saturday, we welcomed Angela Smith to our party following earlier defections by Luciana Berger and Phillip Lee.  This swelling of Lib Dem numbers in parliament is welcome, but driven by the alarming actions of the current Prime Minister, who seems intent on allowing the UK to crash out of the EU without a deal on 31st October.

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Holyrood Highlights 06.09.19

Well, since the last parliamentary term ended, the country has changed Prime Minister, Beatrice Wishart has become Shetland’s first female parliamentarian and Sanday almost pulled off a fairytale finish in an exciting and memorable Parish Cup run. Whoever thought that summer recess would be quiet?

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Holyrood Highlights 07.06.19

Well, last weekend delivered mixed emotions on the sporting front. I was in Shetland for the Junior Inter County competition, where Orkney unfortunately lost out to their hosts who retained the Stuart Cup for a third year in a row. While Orkney’s impressive netball team offered hope of a late fight back, it was Shetland who came out on top in the other four sports. In each, however, the relatively young Orkney competitors did enough to give optimism for future JICs. Meantime, you can read more about what happened here.

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