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The Budget Simulator

Have you had a go at Orkney Islands Council's Budget Simulator yet? It's here: I did. I thought I ought to. And I couldn't get rid of the £6.5million overspend, in fact, I  managed to increase the overspend. Ooops.... Continue Reading →


Why am I doing this? Part 1

In May 2017, I will be standing as a Scottish Green Party candidate for one of the West Mainland seats on Orkney Islands Council. I am going to keep a blog to show the process and to explain a little... Continue Reading →

Independent or Green?

This was one of the questions I was asked to consider when I first suggested to the other active members of Orkney Greens that I would like to stand for election. Nearly every Orkney Islands Councillor is an Independent, and... Continue Reading →

Why am I doing this? Part 2

During the process of getting accepted as a Scottish Green Party candidate, I had to be nominated and vetted. One of the things I disclosed about myself was my 'religious' beliefs - I am a Pagan and, whilst this should... Continue Reading →

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