Patrick Harvie MSP, Finance and Economy spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, tonight (11 Feb) renewed his call for the Scottish Government to allow local authorities to raise funds to protect frontline services.
Responding to the publication by SHAAP (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems) of its ‘Top Twenty’ recommendations for action on alcohol, Alison Johnstone, Health and Wellbeing spokesperson for the Scottish Greens and MSP for Lothian, said:
Patrick Harvie, MSP and co-convenor of the Scottish Greens, has today successfully pressed the Scottish Government to strengthen its proposed rent control laws.
Responding to the announcement by the First Minister of investment in training for nurses and medical schools, Alison Johnstone, Health and Wellbeing spokesperson for the Scottish Greens and MSP for Lothian, said:
“Scottish Greens believe Scotland can care for everyone, young and old. Investment in medical education and training is of course welcome and delivering care at or near our homes is not a new idea, as the First Minister has accepted.
Patrick Harvie, MSP and Scottish Green Party co-convenor, has today called for a long-term plan to secure jobs for Scotland's oil and gas sector. Commenting on the launch of the Offshore Co-ordinating Group (OCG), Harvie argued that workers’ interests should be at the heart of decisions regarding the future of the oil and gas industries in Scotland.
Scottish offshore workers’ unions are today launching a group to resist cuts in the oil and gas sector.