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Links Sunday 29 March 2020

Scottish Government

https://www.gov.scot/news/

https://www.gov.scot/publications/

 

Scottish dentists warn of collapse of NHS services unless Government intervenes

https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/scotland/2104696/scottish-dentists-warn-of-collapse-of-nhs-services-unless-government-intervenes/amp/?utm_source=twitter&__twitter_impression=true

 

The Scottish Government has announced that those with holiday rental properties where the property is rented for more than 140 days a year and is the owner’s main source of income will qualify for the business grant scheme.

https://mobile.twitter.com/Ianblackford_MP/status/1243991951092920325

 

The process of contacting this group of people is now underway. They are also being told how to access support should they need it e.g. food and medicine delivery. The health advice for this group is tough so we will do all we can to help them through.

https://mobile.twitter.com/NicolaSturgeon/status/1243947524861370369

 

Talking up Scotland

https://www.scoop.it/topic/talking-up-scotland

 

Scotland goes Pop

Sensational Panelbase poll shows SNP have further increased their enormous lead over the Tories

 

You may be surprised at just how many of the self-employed are in unions. We lobbied hard for support for them. Here is some guidance for members and non-members who might qualify for the CV Self-employment Income Support Scheme

https://mobile.twitter.com/ScottishTUC/status/1243853944239071232

 

Coronavirus: NHS staff have to hide ID amid bids to steal their identity for free food and drink

https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2020/03/27/coronavirus-nhs-staff-have-to-hide-id-amid-bids-to-steal-their-identity-for-free-food-and-drink/

 

GOVT NOT INCLUDING PEOPLE WHO DIE OUTSIDE HOSPITAL IN CV DEATHS TOTAL

https://skwawkbox.org/2020/03/28/govt-not-including-people-who-die-outside-hospital-in-cv-deaths-total/

 

Oxford Diocese have had a request for data about burial spaces in our churchyards .. govt is aware that we cd be dealing with many thousands of deaths & we need to find out how much burial space available’

https://mobile.twitter.com/carolecadwalla/status/1243675645516939264

 

How coronavirus is changing the market for illegal drugs

https://theconversation.com/how-coronavirus-is-changing-the-market-for-illegal-drugs-134753

 

UK govt is making contingency plans to fly in agricultural workers from Eastern Europe to harvest fruit & vegetables.

https://mobile.twitter.com/nicktolhurst/status/1244012750793252865

 

Michael Gove to chair Brexit talks despite UK and continent on lockdown

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/brexit-talks-to-take-place-between-uk-and-eu-1-6583385

 

Changes to Home Office Asylum & Resettlement policy and practice in response to Covid-19

https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/latest/news/changes-to-home-office-asylum-resettlement-policy-and-practice-in-response-to-covid-19/

 

Remember when this was all that mattered? A whole govt’s economic policy, its raison d’être was designed to ensure we maintained our AAA credit rating. The effort affected the lives of millions and dominated our politics. Today it was cut again- almost without notice.

https://mobile.twitter.com/lewis_goodall/status/1243873733128916993

 

Very clever

https://mobile.twitter.com/petershankman/status/1243611688659750914

 

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