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Tag: scottish parliament

Better angels of our nature: Salmond’s triumph

by Mark Irvine I listened to Alex Salmond's inaugural speech to the Scottish Parliament earlier today - in his second term as Scotland's First...

Scotland’s new President

by Calum Cashley In days of yore the person who kept order in the Scots Parliament was known as the President. These days it's...

A piece that doesn’t mention sectarianism

by Harry McGrath I don’t know who came up with the term “Celtic DNA”, but I dislike it. It seems to suggest the...

Fight is on to give Holyrood power over corporation tax

by George Kerevan FIRST Minister Alex Salmond has said it would be unacceptable for the Coalition government to deny Holyrood the ability to determine...

What’s happening in Orkney?

by Steven Heddle The regional list results for Orkney reveals startling news: Orkney is finally questioning why it votes for the Liberals. The regional...

Cultural ties on show in Scottish Parliament

by Rona Mackay Nationalist MSPs are set to show their cultural and linguistic ties today (Wednesday) as they take their seats in Holyrood. Alongside...

SNP seek early meeting with Defence Secretary

by Rona Mackay The Scottish National Party is to seek an urgent meeting with the Secretary of State for Defence in the wake...

A Scottish watershed election

by Gerry Hassan, open democracy Scotland emerges from its election completely and utterly changed.A huge historic Nationalist victory; the worst Labour result in seats...

Scottish national police force and a case of ‘Cannae Dae’ attitude

by Anjo Abelaira My pensioner neighbour and I received a Lib Dem election flyer asking for our vote to 'Save Our Local Police'.  After...

The musings of a young engineer: democracy

by AG Nicol Given the upcoming election coupled with a referendum on how we elect MPs, it is worth pausing and considering the nature...