Shetland News shetnews.co.uk 30 Apr, 2021 20:00 am

Campaign round-up 30 April 2021

Campaign round-up 30 April 2021
ALL4Unity, which targets the list vote similar to Alex Salmond’s Alba party but for the opposite political aim, has apologised for chopping Shetland off its unity election leaflets. The party’s lead candidate for the Highlands and Islands Moira Ramage said she could only...

All4Unity lead candidate Moira Ramage.The party’s lead candidate for the Highlands and Islands Moira Ramage said she could only apologise for the error, which shouldn’t have happened.Scottish Greens Highlands and Islands lead candidate Ariane Burgess.THE SALE of an oil field 90 miles east of Shetland will have a “dire environmental impact” at a time when we should be tackling the climate emergency according to Ariane Burgess, the lead candidate for the Scottish Greens in the Highlands & Islands.

To find out more about all the candidates standing in the election, including those on the regional Highlands and Islands list, visit our Scottish Parliament election 2021 page below.SNP candidate Tom Wills has floated the idea of setting up a Shetland energy trust as a vehicle to negotiate a local energy tariff for electricity coming from the Viking Energy wind farm, as well as tackling the high levels of fuel poverty in the isles by implementing energy saving initiatives and home insulation schemes.

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