Category Archives: Scotland Politics

WATCH: “Neither Sturgeon’s nationalists or Salmond’s nationalists are focussed on rebuilding Scotland,” Ross declares — Conservative Home

“They are determined to have another referendum – even if it is an illegal, wildcat one,” warns the Scottish Conservative leader.

via WATCH: “Neither Sturgeon’s nationalists or Salmond’s nationalists are focussed on rebuilding Scotland,” Ross declares — Conservative Home

Scotland to criminalise dinner conversations! — Kiwiblog

Here we see where politicians who push hate speech laws want to take us. The Times reports: Conversations over the dinner table that incite hatred must be prosecuted under Scotland’s hate crime law, the justice secretary has said.Journalists and theatre directors should also face the courts if their work is deemed to deliberately stoke up…

via Scotland to criminalise dinner conversations! — Kiwiblog

Boris Johnson versus Scotland’s right to choose — Your NZ

1/ Tories are terrified of Scotland’s right to choose – because they know that when given the choice we’ll choose independence. Tories have no positive case for the union – so all they can do is attempt to deny democracy. It will not stand. https://t.co/ILpW8Sx4kv — Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) January 14, 2020 Nicola Sturgeon: 1/ […]

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Newslinks for Wednesday 7th August 2019 — Conservative Home

 

Labour and SNP ‘hint at pact to oust Johnson’ “Labour and the SNP moved towards a pact last night that would seek to oust Boris Johnson as the parties prepared for an autumn election. John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, said that Labour would not block a second referendum on Scottish independence, in a significant shift…

via Newslinks for Wednesday 7th August 2019 — Conservative Home

CHURCH OF SCOTLAND VOTES FOR COMMON SENSE — Iowa Climate Science Education

This piece shows yet again that people are not persuaded that climate change poses any immediate threat. Andrew Montford: Did The Church Of Scotland Just Dodge A Climate Change Bullet?Think Scotland, 24 May 2018 YESTERDAY, the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland debated a motion on the subject of climate change and, more specifically, how […]

via CHURCH OF SCOTLAND VOTES FOR COMMON SENSE — Iowa Climate Science Education

Are Renewables Making Scotland Energy Independent? — Iowa Climate Science Education

By Paul Homewood The SNP often claim that renewable energy is helping to make Scotland energy independent, presumably to bolster the case for independence. And it is certainly true that in 2016 Scotland supplied 9.6 TWh to England (net of receipts), 21% of total generation. However, it has been running at this sort of […]

via Are Renewables Making Scotland Energy Independent? — Iowa Climate Science Education

Scotland politician believes women have a right to free sanitary products — Fellowship of the Minds

Of course a small pilot program like this isn’t enough to eradicate “period poverty.” One politician, Labour Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP) Monica Lennon, wants every woman in Scotland to have the RIGHT to free sanitary products. Bernie Sanders and millennials would approve. From The Independent UK: The Scottish Government will hand out free sanitary […]

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Second Scottish Independence referendum

The Scottish Government has said it will vote for a second independence referendum in 2018 or 2019. The last referendum was meant to be a once in a generation vote and it is far from clear that Scotland will vote any differently this time, even with Brexit. In fact it is far from clear that…

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