WATCH: SNP MSP Emma Roddick hits out at “insincere” Tories

Watch the intervention here. SNP MSP Emma Roddick has hit back at a Tory intervention on her speech in support of the Scotland Loves Local Fund, describing them as “insincere”. Conservative MSP Douglas Lumsden intervened on her speech to claim that the Scottish Government had been there too long and wasn’t doing enough to supportContinue reading “WATCH: SNP MSP Emma Roddick hits out at “insincere” Tories”

SNP MSP calls for wider change to support local businesses

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick has argued in Parliament for consideration of the wider “causes of low footfall” when designing business support. In a debate on the Scotland Loves Local Fund, which recently paid out its first round of grants including £20,000 to Inverness and surrounding areas, she celebrated that this funding was “atContinue reading “SNP MSP calls for wider change to support local businesses”

Roddick urges projects in Shetland to apply for Scotland Loves Local Fund

Emma Roddick MSP has urged projects in Shetland to apply for the newly launched Scotland Loves Local Fund. The scheme has been launched by the SNP Scottish Government to support local projects run by organisations like town centre partnerships, chambers of commerce or community and charity trusts. It will provide projects with match funding ofContinue reading “Roddick urges projects in Shetland to apply for Scotland Loves Local Fund”