New Tory immigration system will be a total disaster for Scotland

Source:: The National New Tory immigration system will be a total disaster for Scotland THE arrogance of the Westminster Conservative Government is somewhat breath-taking considering we all need to eat and have housing. I speak of the new points-based immigration system just introduced by the Westminster Government to take cognisance of Brexit. Read the full article:: The National New Tory immigration system will be a total disaster for Scotland

These Islands — An Open Letter

Source:: Bella Caledonia These Islands — An Open Letter 3 doors down from my house in Berlin, cobbles commemorating Jews deported and murdered in 1943 These Islands have played a distinguished part in articulating a civic British nationalism in Scottish public life. That matters. When the Orange card is played again in a Scottish Election, and 10 Downing Street head-hunts out-of-the-box-thinking eugenicists, that matters. […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia These Islands — An Open Letter

Douglas Ross missed BBC immigration debate to referee football match

Source:: The National Douglas Ross missed BBC immigration debate to referee football match TORY minister Douglas Ross has been blasted after he refused a TV debate on his government’s derided immigration plans to referee a football match in Ukraine. Read the full article:: The National Douglas Ross missed BBC immigration debate to referee football match

Alister Jack backs Boris Johnson's immigration overhaul

Source:: The National Alister Jack backs Boris Johnson’s immigration overhaul ALISTER Jack has defended Boris Johnson’s post- Brexit immigration plans despite his own party’s MSPs reportedly being livid at the proposals. Read the full article:: The National Alister Jack backs Boris Johnson’s immigration overhaul

Coul Links: Scottish Government rejects US plan for golf course

Source:: The National Coul Links: Scottish Government rejects US plan for golf course AMERICAN developers cannot build a championship golf course on protected Highland land, Scottish ministers have ruled. Read the full article:: The National Coul Links: Scottish Government rejects US plan for golf course

How the Scottish Tories have been trapped by Boris Johnson

Source:: The National How the Scottish Tories have been trapped by Boris Johnson IN an appointment that was always likely to be less of a new chapter and more of a copy and paste job, the Scottish Conservatives’ shiny new leader has been unveiled, revealing the all-too-familiar form of Jackson Carlaw. Read the full article:: The National How the Scottish Tories have been trapped by Boris Johnson

Will all 'economically inactive' people be forced to work?

Source:: The National Will all ‘economically inactive’ people be forced to work? ECONOMICALLY inactive is a new term thought up by the Home Secretary, responsible for law and order. As the supply of workers from the EU dries up, the government has identified “millions” in the UK who are economically inactive and could be harnessed. Read the full article:: The National Will all ‘economically inactive’ people be forced to work?

Scottish Government defends late-night release of education figures

Source:: The National Scottish Government defends late-night release of education figures THE number of pupils passing exams at higher and advanced higher in Scotland has dropped significantly, according to a new report released by the Scottish Government. Read the full article:: The National Scottish Government defends late-night release of education figures

Jackie Baillie: Scottish Labour fighting for survival in 2021 election

Source:: The National Jackie Baillie: Scottish Labour fighting for survival in 2021 election SCOTTISH Labour deputy leadership candidate Jackie Baillie has said the party is fighting for survival in next year’s election. Read the full article:: The National Jackie Baillie: Scottish Labour fighting for survival in 2021 election

Humza Yousaf slams suggestion Nicola Sturgeon's position is under threat

Source:: The National Humza Yousaf slams suggestion Nicola Sturgeon’s position is under threat A SCOTTISH Government minister has rubbished suggestions that Nicola Sturgeon’s position as SNP leader is under threat. Read the full article:: The National Humza Yousaf slams suggestion Nicola Sturgeon’s position is under threat

The Assange Hearing: A Reticent Request

Source:: Craig Murray The Assange Hearing: A Reticent Request Julian Assange will stand next week in the armoured dock, accused of the “crime” of publishing. It is worth recalling that Wikileaks has a 100% record of accuracy. Nothing it has published has ever been shown to be inauthentic. Julian stands accused of the crime of telling the truth – more than that, of telling freely to the ordinary people of the world about the crimes which the powerful seek to conceal. It is a sad and damning fact that… Read the full article:: Craig Murray The Assange Hearing: […]

The real question we should ask about Hone Secretary Priti Patel

Source:: The National The real question we should ask about Hone Secretary Priti Patel MANY questions have been asked this week about Home Secretary Priti Patel, following her announcement of the UK Government’s points-based immigration system. Some are asking how on Earth these new restrictions will help address UK-wide skills shortages. Others want to know how a daughter of immigrants could introduce a system that would have barred her own parents from entering the country. But one key question has not yet been posed: is Priti Patel human? Read the full article:: The National The real question we […]

Scottish Tories split over PM’s proposals to curb immigration

Source:: The National Scottish Tories split over PM’s proposals to curb immigration THE new Scottish Tory leader Jackson Carlaw has described Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit immigration plans as a “work in progress”, after reports emerged the Scottish Tories are “livid” about them. Read the full article:: The National Scottish Tories split over PM’s proposals to curb immigration

Sir Tom Devine: Gordon Brown is ‘no honest broker’ on indy

Source:: The National Sir Tom Devine: Gordon Brown is ‘no honest broker’ on indy THE country’s leading historian has clashed with Gordon Brown (right) after the former prime minister suggested that Scotland is on course to become “one of the West’s most divided countries”. Read the full article:: The National Sir Tom Devine: Gordon Brown is ‘no honest broker’ on indy

Brexit-backing Jimmy Buchan says Tory plans will be catastrophic

Source:: The National Brexit-backing Jimmy Buchan says Tory plans will be catastrophic ONE of Scotland’s staunchest Brexiteers has blasted Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit immigration plans, and said he could now support the Scottish Government’s proposal for a separate Scottish visa. Read the full article:: The National Brexit-backing Jimmy Buchan says Tory plans will be catastrophic