Fiona Hyslop MSP for Lothians will be attending a fashion show in Linlithgow this Friday (26th February) to show her support for Fairtrade Fortnight. (22nd Feb – 7th March)
The fashion show has been organised by the Linlithgow Fairtrade Partnership and will feature jewellery, drama, accessories and beauty products. Pupils from local schools will also be modelling the ethical clothing on the catwalk.
Commenting Ms Hyslop said:
“I believe it is very important to support our local Fairtrade organisations and events.
“Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, ensuring fairer prices and better working conditions.
“I am very keen to help promote the Linlithgow Fairtrade Partnership and am pleased to see that so many community groups and workplaces are working to help make Scotland a Fair Trade Nation.