Two days of strike action at Aberdeen Airport

Source:: Northern Scot Two days of strike action at Aberdeen Airport Unite the union has announced two days of strike action at Aberdeen Airport on June 7 and 10. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Two days of strike action at Aberdeen Airport

Moray MP praises Prime Minister Theresa May

Source:: Northern Scot Moray MP praises Prime Minister Theresa May MORAY MP Douglas Ross has praised Prime Minister Theresa May for her “drive, determination and resilience”. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Moray MP praises Prime Minister Theresa May

Now is the time to get involved in a debate about our constitution

Source:: The National Now is the time to get involved in a debate about our constitution I AGREE with Alan Hind (Long Letter, May 21) that a public discussion on a written constitution for an independent Scotland needs to start now. John Drummond’s series of well-reasoned articles in the Sunday National are providing a rational case for a written constitution prior to voting for independence. Read the full article:: The National Now is the time to get involved in a debate about our constitution

Greens will build for the future with a voice heard across Europe

Source:: The National Greens will build for the future with a voice heard across Europe IT feels like only yesterday that I was celebrating the election of Robin Harper as the UK’s first Green Parliamentarian to the Scottish Parliament in 1999. It was a wonderful grassroots campaign to be part of and the breakthrough came after two decades in which the Green Party in Scotland had struggled to heave itself on to the main political stage, held back by a dismissive media and unfair voting systems at every level of electoral representation. Read the full article:: The National Greens will build for the future […]

Boris Johnson faces 'challenge' in winning over Scottish Tories

Source:: The National Boris Johnson faces ‘challenge’ in winning over Scottish Tories TORY leadership favourite Boris Johnson realises he faces a “challenge” in winning over voters north of the border, a Scottish Conservative has said. Read the full article:: The National Boris Johnson faces ‘challenge’ in winning over Scottish Tories

Please do not waste this time

Source:: Wings Over Scotland Please do not waste this time So Theresa May has handed in her notice. She will formally resign as Conservative Party leader on June 7, triggering a leadership election which will be concluded by “the end of July”, until which time she’ll continue as a powerless lame-duck caretaker PM. Let’s just recap that timetable. Today is the 24th of May. The […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland Please do not waste this time

Richard Lochhead comments on Theresa May departure

Source:: Northern Scot Richard Lochhead comments on Theresa May departure Moray MSP Richard Lochhead has said Scotland will “continue to be damaged by uncertainty” as Theresa May resigns. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Richard Lochhead comments on Theresa May departure

Scottish Tories respond to Theresa May's departure as PM

Source:: The National Scottish Tories respond to Theresa May’s departure as PM THE Scottish Tories have responded to Theresa May announcing her departure date of June 7. Read the full article:: The National Scottish Tories respond to Theresa May’s departure as PM

READ: Theresa May's resignation speech in full

Source:: The National READ: Theresa May’s resignation speech in full THERESA May has announced she will resign as Prime Minister on June 7. Read the full article:: The National READ: Theresa May’s resignation speech in full

Nicola Sturgeon reacts to Theresa May's resignation announcement

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon reacts to Theresa May’s resignation announcement NICOLA Sturgeon has said Theresa May’s departure “will not solve the Brexit mess” and that it is crucial “Scotland is given the choice of becoming an independent country”. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon reacts to Theresa May’s resignation announcement

Theresa May announces she will resign next month

Source:: The National Theresa May announces she will resign next month THERESA May has announced she will resign, stating June 7 as the date she will step aside as Prime Minister Read the full article:: The National Theresa May announces she will resign next month

All eyes on Downing Street as May expected to announce resignation

Source:: The National All eyes on Downing Street as May expected to announce resignation ONE of Theresa May’s closest allies, Damian Green, has paid tribute to her as her departure draws closer. Read the full article:: The National All eyes on Downing Street as May expected to announce resignation

Independence will create 6,640 new civil and public services jobs, boosting Scotland’s economy

Source:: Business for Scotland Independence will create 6,640 new civil and public services jobs, boosting Scotland’s economy The Claim – Independent Scotland cannot afford to establish an independent civil service. The Truth – Scotland already pays for most of the extra civil and public servants we would need but they are based in England and Wales, their taxes are not counted as Scottish and they do not benefit Scotland’s economy by spending money […] Read the full article:: Business for Scotland Independence will create 6,640 new civil and public services jobs, boosting Scotland’s economy

The shoddy nature of reporting on crime in Scotland revealed

Source:: John Robertson The shoddy nature of reporting on crime in Scotland revealed Back in March we read the above and heard the same story broadcast repeatedly. It’s not true. I wrote to the Scottish Retail Consortium for a breakdown of the figures in their UK-wide survey to seek confirmation of the nine-a-day figure for Scotland. Yesterday I received this: They just made it up!   Read the full article:: John Robertson The shoddy nature of reporting on crime in Scotland revealed

Lib Dems seek urgent action on goosing!

Source:: John Robertson Lib Dems seek urgent action on goosing! After two shocking experiences on Monday, when Willie Rennie (above left) and Alex Cole-Hamilton (above right) were ‘goosed’ while working for the people of Scotland, Tavish Scott has spared no expense in bringing this parliamentary question: https://www.parliament.scot/S5ChamberOffice/WA20190522.pdf Rennie and Cole-Hamilton say they are unable to forget the incidents and have urged Cunningham to get to the bottom of this problem as soon as possible:     Read the full article:: John Robertson Lib Dems seek urgent action on goosing!