Parties back new investment bank at Holyrood, but squabble over what and who is to blame for economic weaknesses
Greens and Labour clash on the “fetishization” of growth during Scottish Government debate on the SNIB
All parties backed the establishment of a Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) during a Scottish Parliament debate on its implementation, but squabbled over what was wrong with the Scottish economy and who was to blame.
MSP addresses concerns from disabled rights campaigners over plastic straw ban
Kate Forbes, an advocate for the Last Straw campaign, said: “No change should put greater burdens on people with disabilities”
SNP MSP KATE FORBES has offered reassurances to disabled representation activists that the proposed Scottish ban on plastic straws advocated by the Last Straw campaign should have “no adverse impact on people with disabilities”.
Supermarkets urged to stop stocking plastic straws
SNP MSP calls for an end to single-use plastic straws ahead of Holyrood debate
SNP MSP Kate Forbes has written to all supermarket chains urging them to follow suit after Asda’s announcement this week that it will become the first supermarket chain in the UK to stop stocking single-use plastic straws by 2018.