I very much welcome this debate in the year of food and drink 2015.
I hope that the year will highlight what is best about Scottish products.
We have a lot to be proud of, as we have heard pretty much all afternoon.
We have high-quality produce that is recognised world wide, and we have producers that aspire to excellence as well as to building on our traditional fare—and what is there not to like about whisky?
Rhoda Grant : To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the Highland Council about the A890 Stromeferry bypass.
To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with The Highland Council about the A890 Stromeferry bypass.
Highlands & Islands MSP Rhoda Grant, who signed up to the Scottish Environment LINK Wildlife proclamation, to become a champion for the Golden Eagle, revealed that this iconic bird, with about 400 pairs though to inhabit the Highlands where they have lived for thousands of years, will struggle to win the UK’s favourite bird if the latest polls are to be believed.
Rhoda Grant MSP for the Highlands and Islands (Scottish Labour) has written to Fiona Hyslop MSP (Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs) asking for a reconsideration of Dogstar Theatre Company’s application for regular funding from Creative Scotland.
“Inverness based, Dogstar Theatre is a well established theatre company that has been a regular feature of Scottish Theatre for many years. It has gained an enviable international reputation and is something that we, in the Highlands, are justly proud.”
Highlands & Islands MSP Rhoda Grant has lodged a motion with the Scottish Parliament acknowledging the work of the nations anti bullying service which is managed by the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) in partnership with LGBT Youth Scotland.
The service is called Respectme.