The SNP in Fife have announced that their candidate for East Neuk & Landward in May’s council elections will be Alycia Hayes. Alycia was a professional opera singer for 18 years, working in Paris, London and the USA before returning to Scotland to start a family and become more involved in Scottish politics. She continues […]
In this talk Lesley takes us through her adventures in Norway and the meaning of ‘Hytte’ (huts) for Norwegian citizens. These simple wooden buildings are in fact a lifestyle across all countries on the same latitude as Scotland, offering citizens of Russia, Canada and Scandinavia access to their land and a retreat from the modern world – a connection back to nature. So are wee wooden huts a solution to transforming our health, happiness and democracy ? Seems simple ? but this type of low impact weekend retreat would offer Scots the opportunity of low cost leisure time. Is it not time to reconnect Scotland’s people with nature in a way that it is not the sole preserve of the wealthy and doesn’t rob locals of existing housing stock?
Interesting read on the implications of the UKIM bill. United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Implications for Devolution by Professor Michael Dougan, University of Liverpool, School of Law and Social justice. The fact our laws are different is a major concern for Boris and his chums. The GRAB is obvious !! Link to PDF below
The Council of Europe issues media freedom alert over UK government blacklisting of investigative journalists in the UK