Orkney and Shetland
Orkney & Shetland
Record of Delivery
My Week 2nd February 2024
2 Feb 2024
Attended the Up Helly A’ civic reception in Lerwick Town Hall where the freedom of Lerwick for 24 hours was granted to the Guizer Jarl and his squad.
Went to the Up Helly A’ Taste of Shetland event where local food and drink producers showcased their produce.
Discussed rural communities and the Agriculture Bill with stakeholders in a roundtable meeting of the Rural Affairs and Islands committee.
Attended an event about the Wildlife Management and Muirburn Bill to hear from stakeholders about proposed amendments.
Met representatives from OneKind and heard about their campaign to transition away from the use of pig farrowing crates.
Learned more about the Bairns’ Hoose project from the organisation Children 1st.