Category Archives: scottish parliament

All elections are (potentially) illegal : Scottish court rules today (VERY LONG)

Today a tremendously important court case has been decided that may postpone the Scottish parliamentary elections (and lead to the postponement of English local elections) later this year.  Smith v Scott is a Registration Appeal Court case involving a prisoner’s … Continue reading

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Shirley McKie

I travel on the train from Falkirk to Edinburgh and often bump into MSPs.  last week the Tomster was on the train facing me – although he tried to cover his face with the Herald to maintain anonymity (he’s much … Continue reading

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Frank Harvey

Of the first 179 petitions to the Scottish Parliament 29 were sent by one man, Frank Harvey from Glasgow.  The Scottish petiiton procedure allows any individual to send a petition to the Parliament.  Only the initiator of the petition need … Continue reading

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