Nature > Stage

Profile of Kate Forbes: The Highland MSP unexpectedly poised to deliver the Budget

11 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

A 29-year-old from Dingwall will deliver Scotland's Budget today amid a storm of controversy.
It would be an understatement to say that the circumstances facing Kate Forbes today are far from ideal. They are unprecedented.
She is likely to have found out in the early hours of this morning that she was to be unexpectedly thrust into centre stage on one of the biggest days in the political calendar.
But it would not have been in her nature to think twice about helping her party in its hour of need.
Kate Forbes outside of Ben Wyvis Primary School
It is understood that by accepting the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Stage      Scotland      Economy      Education      Parliaments      Finance      Scottish politics      Finance Secretary Derek Mackay      Kate Forbes MSP      ScotBudget  


Michaela Strachan: Why is Michaela Strachan not on Winterwatch?

Michaela Strachan: Why is Michaela Strachan not on Winterwatch?

MICHAELA STRACHAN is a much-loved BBC presenter known for her work on wildlife and nature shows. However, as another series of Winterwatch begins this evening, she will be... Read more ...

Cops race to Scots street after 'disturbance' at home and arrest teen

Cops race to Scots street after 'disturbance' at home and arrest teen

It is unclear at this time what the nature of the incident is. Read more ...

Trump's unintended legacy: A fiery climate resistance

Trump's unintended legacy: A fiery climate resistance

When President Donald Trump moved into the White House in early 2017, those worried about the quickening pace of climate change had every right to be terrified. After all, on... Read more ...

What do Biden's cabinet picks show about his plans to act on climate?

What do Biden's cabinet picks show about his plans to act on climate?

Joe Biden will become our 46th president tomorrow with a scaled-down, masked-up inauguration, an evenly divided Senate, and a gargantuan amount of work to correct course on the... Read more ...

People still ‘paint picture' of more serious Norris

People still ‘paint picture' of more serious Norris

Lando Norris felt his more serious approach to the 2020 season paid off, but people still paint their own picture. Norris became a fan favourite for his jovial nature in what... Read more ...

Best trail cameras in 2021: Top camera traps for wildlife and nature photography

Best trail cameras in 2021: Top camera traps for wildlife and nature photography

The best trail cameras are waterproof, durable and shoot video and still images. Read more ...

Changes in ecosystem properties after postfire management strategies in...

Changes in ecosystem properties after postfire management strategies in wildfire affected Mediterranean forests

Forests provide many ecosystem functions and services to humankind, including wood resources, soil fertility, carbon sequestration, water regulation and waste decomposition... Read more ...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed out on hat-trick because of call of nature

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed out on hat-trick because of call of nature

The Gunners striker was forced to make a dash to the dressing room after being substituted two minutes after his second goal, with Arteta confirming with a smile that it was a... Read more ...

When is Winterwatch on TV?

When is Winterwatch on TV?

Winterwatch is back for a new series, bringing lots of wildlife to our screens which is sure to lift our spirits during these times. This series, the BBC nature show will take... Read more ...

Plantwatch: weeds - appreciating the wild things on our streets

Lockdown may have given us more respect for the wild plants, and the work they do, in our urban areas Weeds have a public image problem - unloved, trodden on, dug up and... Read more ...