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Issue 19

TIGER WOODS, CALMAC'S CARBON CUTTING EFFORTS, ELECTRIC VEHICLE EXPANSION AND REVITALISING THE CLYDE AND GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

Welcome to Issue 19. We hope you enjoy this week's articles - we are interested in similar contributions from others in differing policy areas. In the next issue we will have a focus on children, young people and positive health so if you have a perspective you would like to share on this or another theme please contact us. As always, we welcome comment and contributions. Please contact us if you would like to discuss advertising in or writing for a future edition at scottishpolicynow@mackayhannah.com. Issue 20 will be published in two weeks' time and fortnightly thereafter.

CalMac's cutting carbon as part of new eco actions

This year we will pass a milestone in achieving one of our key targets in our bid to be the country’s greenest ferry company, cutting our carbon emissions by 5%.

Tiger Woods and #MeToo

Brexit is off the front pages. At least for a day, replaced by golfer Tiger Woods after what many in the game think is the most remarkable comeback in the sport’s history.

(Y)our Future City - Broomielaw Regeneration Framework published for consultation

Glasgow city centre is vital to the economic, social, environmental, cultural and civic health of the city region, and Scotland. Revitalising the River Clyde and ensuring Glasgow city centre thrives are projects of national importance. Broomielaw’s renaissance should supercharge the city region’s inclusive economic growth creating jobs, cultural opportunities and city centre living for Glaswegians new and old.

Electric Vehicles

In the Autumn of 2017, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the Scottish Government would phase out the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2032, eight years ahead of the government at Westminster.

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