Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen would each lose billions of pounds in economic output if the UK Government follows through with its threat of walking away from the EU without a trade deal, following fresh research by the London School of Economics (LSE).
It’s been 25 years since the first World Mental Health Day and in that time we have come a long way in removing the stigma. Attitudes are changing. Mental health has been elevated up the agenda. However, there is so much more to do.
It is my pleasure to speak to you this evening.
I was due to make this contribution in May after the Council Elections but Mrs May decided to win a massive majority instead.
Having secured that mandate, she is now striding the European stage securing concession after concession from European Union members.
We’re not paying them a penny.