On Wednesday, January 16th, I supported Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland’s petition to bring Thrombectomy Operations back to Scotland. Scotland is the only part of the UK where thrombectomy operations, the removal of the blood clot which caused the stroke, are not performed.
On Monday we welcomed Transport Minister Humza Yousaf to Aberdeen for a public meeting regarding the AWPR. It was a well-attended event with many questions put to Humza from local residents on the many complications facing the project.
As you may know, National Grid has just published a new Networks Options Assessment (NOA) report which recommended that the project should not proceed. This is a great victory for the area, but NOA recommendations are updated each year so the project could still pose a threat.