The UK has left the EU, and we are beginning to see the highly detrimental impact of Brexit on our lives in Scotland. How can Scotland ensure its future prosperity… Read More »
The UK public do not want to give up our high British-European food standards. Poll after poll shows we do not want chlorinated chicken, hormone-injected beef, ractopamine, over-use of antibiotics in farming, or low animal welfare standards. … Read More »
As Brexit talks get underway again in Brussels, heading nowhere, Fife4Europe (and other local groups) warns of the severe damage leaving the EU will inflict on the NHS at a time of grave crisis.
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‘Many people die much earlier than under a more careful scenario and the healthcare workers are pushed to the limits. That’s why the lifting of containment measures should only be lifted step by step and with strong implementation of social distancing, personal protective equipment and always be with the immediate possibility to reverse the measures if needed to protect health.’ Three medical MEPs urge a Health Union… Read More »
Lots of talk about how the EU has failed to show solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic (no coronabonds) but there are plenty of practical displays of mutual aid: here are some…… Read More »
‘And wouldn’t it be a really effective way for the government to show its gratitude to migrant workers in the NHS to do more than just ‘clap for the NHS’ every Thursday, but to waive that surcharge at least for those migrant workers who are playing such a vital role in the NHS and other public services, risking their lives, at this time of crisis?’ asks EMiS chair Mark Lazarowicz… Read More »
‘The last thing migrants need now is to be denied support and face even more uncertainty over their status. Migrants are part of our communities; they are not commodities. It’s time for a narrative shift that translates into policy change. Please keep in touch with and support those organisations linking arms right now to bring about this change.’… Read More »