Emma Roddick chats politics with Easter Ross pupils

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick today visited Alness Academy and Invergordon Academy to speak with and take questions from pupils in a visit facilitated by Developing the Young Workforce. Emma, who attended Alness Academy as a youngster, said she enjoyed seeing the new building. She said: “When I was in school, I really hadContinue reading “Emma Roddick chats politics with Easter Ross pupils”

Local MSP seeks support for 17 year olds in Scotland who are going to Uni and are not included in the 3 months until 18 vaccination criteria

Emma Roddick MSP asked the First Minister today what the options were for Scottish University students who are only 17 and not due the Covid vaccination yet. She asked, following the First Minister stating that further guidance from the JCVI was due in regards to this. Roddick asked: ‘I appreciate the information that has beenContinue reading “Local MSP seeks support for 17 year olds in Scotland who are going to Uni and are not included in the 3 months until 18 vaccination criteria”

Roddick encourages young people to apply for Job Start Payment

SNP MSP for the Highlands and Islands, Emma Roddick, is encouraging 16-25-year-olds to apply for the Job Start Payment, a grant which helps young people get back into work by covering “prohibitive” start-up costs. Roddick said: “The costs of starting a new job shouldn’t be prohibitive, but they often are. I am delighted to seeContinue reading “Roddick encourages young people to apply for Job Start Payment”

SNP MSP returns to Ross-shire to open new youth facility

Emma Roddick, MSP for the Highlands and Islands, has returned to her home town of Alness to open new facility ‘The Field’. Following the closure of the Place on Alness High Street, co-ordinators and young people worked tirelessly to build a new outdoor facility with a tent to house learning and social opportunities for youngContinue reading “SNP MSP returns to Ross-shire to open new youth facility”