Mr Lenin, awaken the boy

Source:: Wings Over Scotland Mr Lenin, awaken the boy Ridiculously, more than eight hours after voting closed in an all-electronic election in which “counting” should have taken a maximum of one second, and at 11.30pm, the SNP have released the results of this year’s NEC elections. There are some big stories. Alyn Smith is OUT as Policy Development Convener, replaced by Chris Hanlon. Rhiannon Spear […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland Mr Lenin, awaken the boy

SNP NEC results revealed: Michael Russell becomes party president

Source:: The National SNP NEC results revealed: Michael Russell becomes party president Michael Russell is the new president of the SNP, beating off rival bids from Craig Murray and Corri Wilson. Read the full article:: The National SNP NEC results revealed: Michael Russell becomes party president

Run With Us! Join the 2020 wwwp5K Movement

Source:: North British Post Run With Us! Join the 2020 wwwp5K Movement If you’re like us, you’re eager to send 2020 off to the dustbin of history. So grab your running/walking/yoga shoes and join us as we resurrect the historic #wwwp5K and celebrate reaching the 2020 finish line! As an added incentive and in the spirit of the season, we’ve also created a special wwwp5K Givz page, where participants can make a donation to three of our favorite charities: Black Girls Code, Internet Archive, and the WordPress Foundation. Automattic will match every… Read the full article:: North British […]

Treasury rejects Nicola Sturgeon's plea to make £500 Covid bonus for NHS staff tax free

Source:: The National Treasury rejects Nicola Sturgeon’s plea to make £500 Covid bonus for NHS staff tax free THE TREASURY has knocked back Nicola Sturgeon’s request to make the new one-off £500 “thank you payment” for NHS heroes tax free. Read the full article:: The National Treasury rejects Nicola Sturgeon’s plea to make £500 Covid bonus for NHS staff tax free

Good to see Andrew Wilson's honest Growth Commission report being endorsed

Source:: The National Good to see Andrew Wilson’s honest Growth Commission report being endorsed I WAS glad to see Duncan Maclennan’s endorsement of the “honesty” of Andrew Wilson’s Growth Commission Report in yesterday’s issue (Economist who advised Dewar now backs Yes, November 30). Read the full article:: The National Good to see Andrew Wilson’s honest Growth Commission report being endorsed

SNP conference: Nicola Sturgeon's indy speech contained little we don't know

Source:: The National SNP conference: Nicola Sturgeon’s indy speech contained little we don’t know IN the midst of a pandemic the First Minister had concluded any suggestion of levity in her conference speech would be inappropriate. Read the full article:: The National SNP conference: Nicola Sturgeon’s indy speech contained little we don’t know

The Snake In The Long Grass

Source:: Wings Over Scotland The Snake In The Long Grass We had, we think it’s only fair to say, extremely low expectations of Nicola Sturgeon’s keynote speech this afternoon to the SNP’s soporific, strangled 2020 non-conference. It seems that members felt the same, because 15 seconds before the speech began only 1,166 of them were logged in to watch it. The speech she just delivered, […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland The Snake In The Long Grass

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP manifesto will contain commitment to independence referendum

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: SNP manifesto will contain commitment to independence referendum NICOLA Sturgeon has said the SNP’s 2021 manifesto will contain an explicit commitment to hold a “legal” independence referendum in the early part of the next parliament. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: SNP manifesto will contain commitment to independence referendum

IN FULL: Nicola Sturgeon's speech to SNP conference

Source:: The National IN FULL: Nicola Sturgeon’s speech to SNP conference FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon addressed the SNP’s virtual conference on Monday, telling delegates that independence was “not a distraction from the task of post Covid reconstruction” but “essential to getting it right.” Read the full article:: The National IN FULL: Nicola Sturgeon’s speech to SNP conference

Scottish NHS and adult social care workers to get £500 Covid 'thank you payment'

Source:: The National Scottish NHS and adult social care workers to get £500 Covid ‘thank you payment’ EVERY full time NHS and adult social care worker in Scotland will receive a one-off £500 “thank you payment” for their work during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the full article:: The National Scottish NHS and adult social care workers to get £500 Covid ‘thank you payment’

Scrapping SNP conference might have been better than binning resolutions

Source:: The National Scrapping SNP conference might have been better than binning resolutions AS the SNP virtual conference approached I attended a branch Zoom meeting to discuss the final conference agenda. There was genuine anger at the way ordinary members have been treated. Read the full article:: The National Scrapping SNP conference might have been better than binning resolutions