Voluntary Action Scotland and the island-based Third Sector Interfaces: Third Sector Interface Western IslesVoluntary Action Orkney and Voluntary Action Shetland have written a submission paper in response to the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committees call for evidence on the Islands (Scotland) Bill.

view of castlebay on the isle of barraEach of the three TSIs is supportive of the principle of the Bill, which contains provision for a national islands plan. We hope that the Bill will remove some of the blocks to development in the islands and make it easier for new opportunities to be seized.

You can read the full submission here