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Shetland Times – Seven questions

Shetland Times – Seven questions

  SEVEN QUESTIONS: (50 word Maximum per question) 1) Charitable trust. Should councillors serve on the trust if they only have four representatives or would you favour elected trustees? The four appointees can bring a valuable input to all the trust’s business. Better use of the Shetland Partnership or similar body could better help in …

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Shetland News Questionnaire

Shetland News Questionnaire

– Do you envisage having to vote to shut any a) secondary school departments and/or b) primary schools in the next five years? To answer the question in the specific way in which it has been asked, I do envisage (or contemplate) that the subject will arise for debate again. The central government’s proposed cuts …

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Shetland Constituency Labour Party

Shetland Constituency Labour Party

In response to a set of 16 questions presented to candidates by the Shetland Constituency Labour Party:   Are you for or against the proposed new Mossey Hill wind farm and why?  In short, I must refer back to the stance I have taken since the earliest stages of Viking Energy. That being, the introduction …

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Mini Manifesto

Mini Manifesto

In response to requests for a brief manifesto from Shetland News and Shetland Times:   The last five years have been perhaps one of the most challenging periods of change for a local authority. I am proud to have been part of the last council, and served within it in the moderate and dedicated manner, while continuing …

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Refugees

Refugees

From freelance journalist Alex Garrick-Wright: As a prospective councillor, what are your feelings on the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Shetland?   What are your thoughts on the fact that Shetland has not yet hosted any families?   Would you support the new Council taking a more proactive approach? My response: As one of the …

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