Ireland's Neale Richmond: 'Open Scottish Government offices in every EU state to prepare for re-entry'

Source:: The National Ireland’s Neale Richmond: ‘Open Scottish Government offices in every EU state to prepare for re-entry’ SET up offices in every European capital to prepare for independent Scotland’s re-entry into the EU, a leading Irish politician has urged the Scottish Government. Read the full article:: The National Ireland’s Neale Richmond: ‘Open Scottish Government offices in every EU state to prepare for re-entry’

Venomous responses to new parties won’t stop us campaigning

Source:: The National Venomous responses to new parties won’t stop us campaigning DEJA VU on the criticism of the new parties from L McGregor and others, but they miss why the Independence for Scotland Party (ISP) and others were set up. It is denigrating to dismiss anyone as a “has-been” with an inflated ego or the new parties as silly fringe parties (I have yet to work out what Brian McGarry’s “wannabe middle-men and women” are – Letters, October 26). It is particularly offensive to be described as Unionist fifth columnists, shills,… Read the full article:: The National […]

SNP MSP speaks of 'anger and disgust' at Willie Rennie's anti-English claims

Source:: The National SNP MSP speaks of ‘anger and disgust’ at Willie Rennie’s anti-English claims AN English SNP MSP has spoken of his “anger and disgust” at Willie Rennie’s claim of anti-English rhetoric at the First Minister’s coronavirus briefings. Read the full article:: The National SNP MSP speaks of ‘anger and disgust’ at Willie Rennie’s anti-English claims

Sturgeon aide held 'secret meetings' with Salmond complainer in November 2017

Source:: The National Sturgeon aide held ‘secret meetings’ with Salmond complainer in November 2017 Nicola Sturgeon’s private secretary held two meetings with one of the civil servants who complained about Alex Salmond months before the SNP leader Read the full article:: The National Sturgeon aide held ‘secret meetings’ with Salmond complainer in November 2017

Kirsten Oswald: Douglas Ross's Tories' excuses on school meals won't wash

Source:: The National Kirsten Oswald: Douglas Ross’s Tories’ excuses on school meals won’t wash THE free school meals debate has once again highlighted the callousness at the core of the Tory party… Read the full article:: The National Kirsten Oswald: Douglas Ross’s Tories’ excuses on school meals won’t wash

Hopes for creation of 100,000 jobs through Holyrood inward investment plan

Source:: The National Hopes for creation of 100,000 jobs through Holyrood inward investment plan A NEW plan for inward investment announced by the Scottish Government is hoped to create 100,000 jobs in the next decade. Read the full article:: The National Hopes for creation of 100,000 jobs through Holyrood inward investment plan

Covid in Scotland: SNP blast Tories' 'dangerous' refusal to extend PPE tax break

Source:: The National Covid in Scotland: SNP blast Tories’ ‘dangerous’ refusal to extend PPE tax break THE SNP has hit out at Westminster’s “frankly dangerous” decision to refuse to extend a tax break on personal protective equipment. Read the full article:: The National Covid in Scotland: SNP blast Tories’ ‘dangerous’ refusal to extend PPE tax break

Covid in Scotland: Soft play centre grants welcome but doubts for future remain

Source:: The National Covid in Scotland: Soft play centre grants welcome but doubts for future remain SCOTTISH Government grants for soft play centres that have been closed by law since March have been hailed as a “huge relief”. Read the full article:: The National Covid in Scotland: Soft play centre grants welcome but doubts for future remain

Flawed harassment policy used against Alex Salmond still exists, official admits

Source:: The National Flawed harassment policy used against Alex Salmond still exists, official admits THE Scottish Government’s flawed harassment policy that resulted in a £500000 bill for the taxpayer, still hasn’t been fixed, one of the country’s top civil servants has admitted. Read the full article:: The National Flawed harassment policy used against Alex Salmond still exists, official admits

Tory Show Trials by Christmas

Source:: Bella Caledonia Tory Show Trials by Christmas Douglas Ross’s emergence on the pages of the Daily Telegraph was a masterclass in bungled humility, a self-own of such wonderfully gigantic proportions it deserves a little attention of its own. As we head into deep dark winter we must cling to these moments and cherish them for all we can. As the Covid-19 death […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Tory Show Trials by Christmas

SNP councillor Julie McKenzie quits 2021 selection race after 'losing faith with process'

Source:: The National SNP councillor Julie McKenzie quits 2021 selection race after ‘losing faith with process’ A SERVING SNP councillor making a Holyrood 2021 bid has today dropped out of the race after having “completely lost faith” in the contest. Read the full article:: The National SNP councillor Julie McKenzie quits 2021 selection race after ‘losing faith with process’

Douglas Ross insists Scottish Tories back Marcus Rashford's school meals campaign

Source:: The National Douglas Ross insists Scottish Tories back Marcus Rashford’s school meals campaign DOUGLAS Ross has pledged his support to Marcus Rashford’s school meals campaign – despite refusing to vote for the proposals at Westminster. Read the full article:: The National Douglas Ross insists Scottish Tories back Marcus Rashford’s school meals campaign

English schools prepare free meals over Christmas as Tories refuse to U-turn

Source:: The National English schools prepare free meals over Christmas as Tories refuse to U-turn SCHOOLS have begun making preparations to ensure disadvantaged children do not go hungry over the Christmas holidays after Boris Johnson’s Government refused to extend free school meals during October half-term. Read the full article:: The National English schools prepare free meals over Christmas as Tories refuse to U-turn

Better Together backer Jim Wallace becomes Church of Scotland moderator

Source:: The National Better Together backer Jim Wallace becomes Church of Scotland moderator A LIBDEM Lord who says he “worries every day” about the prospect of a second independence referendum is to be the next Moderator of the Church of Scotland. Read the full article:: The National Better Together backer Jim Wallace becomes Church of Scotland moderator