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Scottish Election 2016

With the news media fixated either on Labour’s alleged anti-Semitism or the Tories European meltdown little light has been shed on the Scottish Parliament elections. So with thanks to Grayling Scotland herewith some thoughts. Amidst what by all accounts will

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Election Debate, Labour Party, Lib Dems, News, Politics, Scotland, Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, Sharing, SNP, Tory Party

More from The Ferret

More news from The Ferret, how complicit is the UK in the murder of civilians in the Yemen? BY BILLY BRIGGS ON OCTOBER 6, 2015 © The Ferret The SNP has called for a UK government inquiry to ascertain if bombs made

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Posted in Comment, Fife, News, Scotland, Scottish Government, Sharing, SNP, The Ferret

Scotland 2016

The Scottish Parliament has resumed for its final session before the 2016 election.  Eight bills are to be proposed, these are; Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm Bill Bankruptcy Consolidation Bill Budget Bill Burial and Cremation Bill Lobbying Bill Private Tenancies

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Posted in Comment, News, Politics, Scotland, Scottish Government

Spider Letters

This from The Ferret. Prince Charles lobbies the Scottish Parliament. The heir to the throne, Prince Charles, privately lobbied Alex Salmond when he was First Minister to give money or political backing to an organic food group, his north highland food brand,

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Posted in Comment, News, Politics, Scotland, Scottish Government, Sharing, SNP

Is Westminster Dancing to Salmond’s Tune?

Originally posted on The Garden Lobby:
You’ll remember the posters during the General Election campaign warning that a Labour Government would be in the pocket of Alex Salmond and the SNP, but what’s the reality and should we be paying…

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Posted in Comment, Politics, Scotland, Sharing

Scotland

How wrong can the papers be, this illustrates just how poor journalism has become in the UK. First the Torygraph on Wednesday the 12th still spouting anything to demonise the SNP. Headline “Is the SNP about to split as a

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Posted in Comment, Journalism, News, Scotland, Sharing, SNP

The Long Goodbye

Originally posted on The Garden Lobby:
The 2011-16 Scottish Parliament will be remembered for a long time – its place in history guaranteed by the passing of the Referendum Act and the first SNP majority administration. However, as we near…

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Posted in Comment, Labour Party, Lib Dems, Scotland, Sharing, SNP, Tory Party, Westminster
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