The Holyrood Election 2021
The election in May saw Gillian Mackay become the first Green MSP for Central Scotland, and is the Scottish Greens spokesperson for health and social care.
The Scottish Green Party’s manifesto for the 2021 Holyrood election has been launched. It is our boldest and most ambitious manifesto to date. It offers a different future for Scotland, at a time when change is essential. We have costed plans for a fairer, greener pandemic recovery that puts people and the planet first, and a Scotland that is leading the way in responding to the biggest threat of all, the climate crisis. At the heart of our vision is a plan to create 100,000 new green jobs by investing in warmer and more efficient homes, accessible and affordable zero-carbon public transport, restoring Scotland’s nature and a huge increase in…
Central Scotland Lead candidate for the Scottish Greens, Gillian McKay commented on the SLC decision last week to approve the revised business “The latest version of the Stewartfield Way dualling project tries to dress up the project in green clothes but the Greens are not fooled. The project’s aim is to provide more space for road traffic and so open up more greenfield sites for private development, which may not even happen. It will destroy more greenbelt and create more climate busting emissions. I am urging Holyrood, South Lanarkshire Council and the City Deal to scrap this project and commit to a truly green recovery from covid instead.” Local Green…