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John Finnie: Scrap the 2 Child Benefits Cap

Local MSP John Finnie, Scottish Greens has responded to the comments made yesterday, Thursday 13th of April, by Ruth Davidson, Scottish Conservative and leader of the opposition in the Scottish Parliament. 401 more words

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Answers Required on Shock Closure of Language Unit

Local MSP John Finnie, Scottish Greens, has exchanged letters with Orkney Islands Council’s Chief Executive, Alistair Buchanan over the closure of The Orkney Language Unit. 504 more words

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Finnie Slates Tory Contempt

Local MSP John Finnie, Scottish Greens, has hit out at the announcement today by PM Theresa May on holding back another Scottish Independence Referendum.

Responding to Theresa May’s comment that “ 170 more words

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Scottish Green Party Welcomes Call to Hold Second Scottish Independence Referendum

“The combination of the Brexit vote and Theresa May’s belligerent stance against Scotland make an independence referendum inevitable. It is clear that case for the Union from 2014 was a false prospectus – we are very clearly not better together. 278 more words

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77% of Managers, Directors and Senior Officials in Orkney are Men

Local MSP John Finnie has  welcomed the publication of a report commissioned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), which examined  Occupational Segregation in the Highlands and Islands. 236 more words

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Helen K. Woodsford-Dean: Investing in the Arms Trade

Like many local authorities in the UK, Orkney Islands Council invests its reserves and pension funds in the stock market. Part of OIC’s £200 million Strategic Reserve Fund is invested in British companies which are involved, either directly or indirectly, in the global arms trade. 332 more words

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John Finnie MSP Congratulates Aquatera

Aquatera Wins Tidal Power Contract in Japan

Local MSP John Finnie, Scottish Greens,  submitted a motion last week to the Scottish Parliament congratulating Orkney based Aquatera on winning a contract on a tidal power project in Japan. 82 more words

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