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Scottish Political Reporter at the Scottish Daily Mail. Views my own. Email me at gareth.rose@dailymail.co.uk

Police probe SNP MP Natalie McGarry after up to £30,000 goes missing from the accounts of pro-independence group she founded

Police probe SNP MP Natalie McGarry after up to £30,000 goes missing from the accounts of pro-independence group she founded
dailymail.co.uk — Nationalist MP Natalie McGarry was at the centre of a police investigation £30,000 went missing from the accounts of Women for Independence Miss McGarry has said that she is available to speak to investigators She's the second SNP MP to become embroiled in a criminal investigation Nationalist MP Natalie McGarry was at the centre of a police investigation last night after thousands of pounds went missing from the accounts of a pro-independence group.

Westminster scuppers Scottish police pension deal

Westminster scuppers Scottish police pension deal
scotsman.com — A DEAL between police and the Scottish Government, which would have allowed officers to continue to retire after 30 years' service, was torpedoed by HM Treasury, The Scotsman has learned. The government now plans to use that as part of its campaign to convince public sector workers they are better off in an independent Scotland.

Number of Scottish people who described themselves as British on the increase as campaign for independence turns off voters

Number of Scottish people who described themselves as British on the increase as campaign for independence turns off voters
dailymail.co.uk — Survey finds number of people saying they are British has increased to 23% The Scottish Social Attitudes study revealed that the figure was 15% in 2011 Those who describe themselves as Scottish has dropped from 75 to 65% Figures come five weeks before Scottish independence vote in September By John Stevens And Gareth Rose More people in Scotland are describing themselves as British - and fewer as Scottish - as the campaign for independence turns off voters.

Alex Salmond cries 'Freedom' as he plays politics with the Commonwealth Games

Alex Salmond cries 'Freedom' as he plays politics with the Commonwealth Games
dailymail.co.uk — By Gareth Rose Alex Salmond has broken his promise not to politicise the Commonwealth Games quicker than a Usain Bolt sprint by declaring Glasgow will become the 'Freedom city'. As Scotland's athletes prepared for the 11 biggest days of their lives, the First Minister resorted to his tired old 'Braveheart' rhetoric.

Top QC warns court reform will damage Scots law

Top QC warns court reform will damage Scots law
scotsman.com — THE leader of the Scottish bar has warned of long term damage to Scots law by the government's court reform programme. James Wolffe QC, dean of the Faculty of Advocates, criticised plans to move the bulk of civil cases from the Court of Session to the cheaper Sheriff Court, while giving evidence to the justice committee.

Ministers criticised over football sectarianism

Ministers criticised over football sectarianism
scotsman.com — MINISTERS have been accused by campaigners of not taking a tough line against football's "persistent failure" to tackle sectarianism. A Scottish Government response to its own advisory group does not promise direct action on any of seven recommendations made.

Scottish parliament votes to axe corroboration

Scottish parliament votes to axe corroboration
scotsman.com — KENNY MacAskill narrowly won a key vote on corroboration during an emotional and frequently rowdy debate in Holyrood today. The Scottish Government defeated an amendment by Margaret Mitchell MSP, to throw it out of the criminal justice bill, by 64 votes to 61 with one abstention.

Surgery on Pakistan baby hailed ‘a success’

Surgery on Pakistan baby hailed ‘a success’
scotsman.com — A BABY flown to Scotland from Pakistan for treatment, following a fire which killed his family, underwent major surgery today. Doctors decided three-month-old Mohammad Sudais was strong enough to undergo a three-hour operation after discovering he had developed an infection.

MSPs attack inquiry into original Lockerbie probe

MSPs attack inquiry into original Lockerbie probe
scotsman.com — POLITICIANS have launched a scathing attack on Police Scotland's inquiry into alleged criminality in the original Lockerbie bombing investigation. The Scottish Parliament's justice committee has said it will write to Chief Constable Sir Stephen House demanding answers, after accusing the force of "procrastinating and obfuscation" and attempting to "kick into the long grass" concerns about the conviction of Abdelbaset al Megrahi.

Schools ban MTV amid fears sexual abuse fears

Schools ban MTV amid fears sexual abuse fears
scotsman.com — TWO Scottish local authorities have banned MTV from communal television screens in schools to shield pupils from the sexualised content of popular pop videos. The move by North and South Lanarkshire councils comes as the Scottish Government prepares to introduce a nationwide education programme to advise children on sexual abuse, harassment and assault in response to growing concerns about the sexualisation of young Scots.
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May 01, 2016

@WestmorlandHill You realise SNPbad is a tag invented by SNP supporters to suppress any criticism? Newspapers hold governments to account

May 01, 2016

@WestmorlandHill Most newspapers have positions or things of interest. But generally speaking a good story, is a good story

May 01, 2016

@WestmorlandHill course. We try to get great stories, more influence they have the better

May 01, 2016

@WestmorlandHill serious question Peter, why not just accept that some people have a different opinion to you and that's valid?

Apr 29, 2016

@ShonaMcAlpine @HumzaYousaf @GailLythgoe I've never seen a man less impressed by an apple, what on earth is wrong with it?

Apr 29, 2016

@WestmorlandHill View of five major trade bodies, representing more than 12,000 Scottish firms

Apr 29, 2016

And Nicola Sturgeon could trigger another independence referendum in just two months - if she loses EU vote pic.twitter.com/yqisOYUpmf


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