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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Scotland’s response to IPCC report on climate change must be a summit of political and civic leaders

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  Aid, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Economy, England, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, great britain, Investment, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Politics, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Scotland’s response to IPCC report on climate change must be a summit of political and civic leaders

Source: Scottish Greens Mon 8 Oct, 2018 Scotland can no longer take comfort in the limited actions already promised while pretending the fossil fuel economy can carry on as usual. Patrick Harvie MSP Scotland’s response to the damning IPCC report on climate change must be to convene a summit of political and civic leaders says […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: We must tackle poverty, and tackle it at source

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Budget, Economics, Economy, Education, Employment, England, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, great britain, Health, Intelligence, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scotland, Scottish Greens, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: We must tackle poverty, and tackle it at source

Source: Scottish Greens Fri 5 Oct, 2018 An MSP’s year has some very regular milestones. The Programme for Government every September; the process of negotiating the annual budget either side of Christmas, and the recess periods when MSPs finish their work in the chamber and in committees, but which offer us more time to get […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New NHS research echoes our calls to boost social security spending & introduce Basic Income

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New NHS research echoes our calls to boost social security spending & introduce Basic Income

Source: Scottish Greens Wed 3 Oct, 2018 I am delighted that NHS Health Scotland research shows that policies such as benefit top-ups and a Universal Basic Income would narrow health inequalities more than any other measures modelled. Alison Johnstone MSP The Scottish Greens welcomed research published today by NHS Health Scotland that echoes the party’s […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Finnie urges public inquiry into Sheku Bayoh case

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, Fisheries, great britain, Justice, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Scotland, Scottish Greens, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Finnie urges public inquiry into Sheku Bayoh case

Source: Scottish Greens Wed 3 Oct, 2018 Regardless of whether there are to be criminal prosecutions, misconduct proceedings or a Fatal Accident Inquiry it’s important that Scotland shows the value it places on a life. John Finnie MSP Scottish Greens justice spokesperson John Finnie MSP today (3 Oct) urged Scottish Ministers to set up a […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Johnstone & Wightman welcome ruling which saves Jim’s Farm

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, great britain, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Johnstone & Wightman welcome ruling which saves Jim’s Farm

Source: Scottish Greens Wed 3 Oct, 2018 It is now incumbent on industry and the Scottish Government to deliver the much needed national film studio on a site where development would be lawful. Alison Johnstone and Andy Wightman, Scottish Green MSPs for Lothian, today (3 Oct) welcomed a ruling which prevents a farmer being removed […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Finnie highlights warnings from bus industry experts on Transport Bill

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Finnie highlights warnings from bus industry experts on Transport Bill

Source: Scottish Greens Wed 3 Oct, 2018 The Transport Bill is a golden opportunity to arrest the decline in bus patronage and give communities the reliable, affordable services they are crying out for. John Finnie MSP Scottish Greens transport spokesperson John Finnie MSP today (3 Oct) highlighted warnings from bus industry experts that the Scottish […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Momentum toward 20mph growing with new health backing & Wales joining the race

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Environment, Europe, great britain, Health, Labour, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Politics, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Momentum toward 20mph growing with new health backing & Wales joining the race

Source: Scottish Greens Tue 2 Oct, 2018 The backing of the Faculty of Public Health in Scotland adds to the professional expertise which says reducing the limit makes plenty of sense if we want to save lives and have healthier communities. Mark Ruskell MSP The Scottish Greens today (2 Oct) said momentum toward 20mph speed […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ministers must speed up action on social care staffing given rise in patients stuck in hospital

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  Aid, Brexit, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ministers must speed up action on social care staffing given rise in patients stuck in hospital

Source: Scottish Greens Tue 2 Oct, 2018 Given the cost-of-living pressures that workers face, we need to look at a higher rates of pay and payment for time spent travelling between clients, as I argued for when I led a debate at Holyrood on the issue last year. Alison Johnstone MSP The Scottish Greens are […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Tackle child poverty by making childcare flexible & affordable & by uprating devolved benefits in line with inflation

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, great britain, Inflation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Tackle child poverty by making childcare flexible & affordable & by uprating devolved benefits in line with inflation

Source: Scottish Greens Tue 2 Oct, 2018 I previously pressed for devolved benefits to be uprated in line with inflation but my amendments to the government’s social security bill were rejected. Alison Johnstone MSP We’re backing calls by social researchers for the Scottish Government to tackle child poverty by making childcare more flexible and affordable, and […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Campaign to save Loch Lomond from controversial development receives boost

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Environment, Europe, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Campaign to save Loch Lomond from controversial development receives boost

Source: Scottish Greens Mon 1 Oct, 2018 The strength of feeling from across Scotland is giving a huge boost to our local campaign. Ross Greer MSP The campaign to save ancient woodland and public land on the shores of Loch Lomond from a controversial hotel and monorail development has received a major boost after over […]

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