Policy Update

Posted: 25 January 2019, in News


Scottish Local Authorities



Edinburgh - Council
leaders pledge to put young people at the heart of climate change strategy



Glasgow – Innovative
project to transform vacant shop units into temporary creative spaces on
Glasgow's Historic High Street and Saltmarket



North Lanarkshire – Creating safe spaces



Renfrewshire -
£2million
boost for Paisley Museum project as economic strategy unveiled



The Scottish Government



Brexit
funds for people struggling to afford food
- Extra £1 million for community projects which help low-income
households to eat.



Scotland
to become a net-zero society
- New
legislation will demonstrate global leadership.



Consultations and Publications



A
Consultation on Scotland's National Transport Strategy



Scottish Political Parties



Scottish
Conservatives
 – SNP must work ‘proactively’ to tackle
shortage of residential drug rehab



Scottish Greens - Climate strikers know we need system change



Scottish Labour –
Democracy
needs renewal



Scottish Liberal Democrats - The Lib Dems have a message of hope for
remainers in Scotland



The Scottish Parliament



Read
the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work committee newsletter



Scottish
Parliament’s Festival of Politics programme unveiled



UK Government



Business leaders aiming to boost diversity
and inclusion in the workplace



Tree-planting
event celebrates reedbed scheme at Devon beauty spot



UK Political Parties



Green Party - Spending
Review totally slapdash on climate



SNP - This is a defining moment in the failure of
the British state



Liberal Democrats - Jo Swinson's speech to Liberal Democrat conference 



Labour – A Right to Food: Labour will halve food bank
usage within a year



UK Parliament



Scotland
and Brexit: Trade and Foreign Investment inquiry



 The
future of Scottish agriculture post-Brexit inquiry



Europe & International



Nantes is
European Capital of Innovation 2019