Dangler No.22 – Greenock Born Fiona McLeod Hill -Sold Out Her Country For a Reward of a Gold Medalion – Courtesy of Theresa May

            Politics is Broken – Theresa May’s former chief of staff breaks her silence Greenock born, Fiona McLeod Hill, is reputed to have provided Theresa May with the reply to Nicola Sturgeon request seeking permission for another Scottish independence referendum, “Now is not the time” . She and her colleague, NickContinue reading “Dangler No.22 – Greenock Born Fiona McLeod Hill -Sold Out Her Country For a Reward of a Gold Medalion – Courtesy of Theresa May”

Mundell and the Tory Party – Actively Aided by the Scottish Office Are the Legal Government of Scotland – Holyrood Politicians Need to be Mindful of this or Westminster will shut it down

      Mundell Officially the Guardian of Scotland – and that’s Youse telt The recent release of important information from Downing Street to the press (through an unnamed Westminster political source) was seized upon with hearty gusto and hit the front pages of just about every major newspaper in the UK. The headline; “NicolaContinue reading “Mundell and the Tory Party – Actively Aided by the Scottish Office Are the Legal Government of Scotland – Holyrood Politicians Need to be Mindful of this or Westminster will shut it down”

State Pension Qualifying Age Increased – Yet Again Scots Get Hammered by the Little Englander Chancellor

          State Pension Qualifying Age Increased. Yet Again Scots are Hammered by the Little Englander Chancellor Those who have paid their national insurance contributions throughout their working life build an entitlement to a state pension and politicians should not seek to find ways to deny them it. But the UK governmentContinue reading “State Pension Qualifying Age Increased – Yet Again Scots Get Hammered by the Little Englander Chancellor”

UK Financial Austerity – Massive Debt Incurred By The Minority – But Loans and Interest Repayments Charged to the Majority – Shoddy Westminster Governance But True to Form

              UK Budget Deficits & Loans In the UK there is no written constitution with result that there are no legal safeguards ensuring the maintenance of government budget deficits within specific limits. e.g. A % proportion of GDP. There is also no legislation preventing governments from gaining electoral advantageContinue reading “UK Financial Austerity – Massive Debt Incurred By The Minority – But Loans and Interest Repayments Charged to the Majority – Shoddy Westminster Governance But True to Form”

2017 General Election – Out Gunned by the Tory and Unionist Party – The SNP Campaign Planners Are In Need Of A Firm Kick Up the Jacksie

            Devolved Government in Scotland The 1999 introduction of a Scottish parliament, with devolved powers (forced on the UK government by the EC) should have been a game changer. For the first time in 300 years Scots had a forum allowing discussion of matters local to Scotland over which theirContinue reading “2017 General Election – Out Gunned by the Tory and Unionist Party – The SNP Campaign Planners Are In Need Of A Firm Kick Up the Jacksie”

Theresa May Forging Ahead with her Totalitarian State – All Private Information Historical and Real-time Will Be Available To Government Agencies – An Independent Scotland Would be Able to Make Its Own Rules

          Spying on all of the Queen’s subjects is OK – But Not Westminster MP’s and the Lords The only amendment to the government’s sweeping new spying bill so far made by politicians is to stop them from being spied on. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/snoopers-charter-only-amendment-politicians-have-submitted-to-controversial-bill-is-to-stop-mps-a6948211.html           In December 2016, politiciansContinue reading “Theresa May Forging Ahead with her Totalitarian State – All Private Information Historical and Real-time Will Be Available To Government Agencies – An Independent Scotland Would be Able to Make Its Own Rules”

Afghanistan – Thousands of Young Soldiers Killed and Maimed at Four Times the Rate of the US Forces – I asked Why? – But Never got an Answer – Does Anybody Know?

                Westminster Governments Sent Scottish Troops Into Afghanistan, Helmand Province on a Wing and a Prayer In April 2006 the UK deployed over 3,000 military personnel, (the bulk of the teeth armed units being Scottish) tasked with creating a safe base and active participation (as part of aContinue reading “Afghanistan – Thousands of Young Soldiers Killed and Maimed at Four Times the Rate of the US Forces – I asked Why? – But Never got an Answer – Does Anybody Know?”

The Unionist Parties of Scotland and Many of Their Favoured Farmers Make Claim To Be Near Destitute – But Do the Facts Fit the Rhetoric ?

          The Farmers Case for Financial Support The Scottish farming community is apparently on its knees, the bulk of farmers having barely two coins to rub together. It is surely unacceptable that Scottish society is unable to provide adequate financial support to these poor individuals who struggle to survive in theContinue reading “The Unionist Parties of Scotland and Many of Their Favoured Farmers Make Claim To Be Near Destitute – But Do the Facts Fit the Rhetoric ?”

Television Broadcasting in Scotland – The Opportunity For Policy and Content Change Exists Now – The Scottish Government Should Be Bold and Seize the Day – No More Time For Faint Hearts

          BBC- Alba (Gaelic name for Scotland) Finance Responsibility for the financial support of the public television broadcasting service BBC-Alba is remitted to the BBC and Scottish government in 2015. Annual operational running costs are approximately £25m. The BBC provides about £10m in the form of broadcasting , technical support andContinue reading “Television Broadcasting in Scotland – The Opportunity For Policy and Content Change Exists Now – The Scottish Government Should Be Bold and Seize the Day – No More Time For Faint Hearts”

The Tory Party Monday Club – Lies – Spies and Criminality – £425,000 Donation to the DUP – Indicators Point to the Constitutional Monarchy Association as the Source

          19 May 2017: Senior Scottish Conservative Richard Cook At the Centre of a £425,000 (DUP) Major Brexit funding scandal. A modest, semi-detached house in Clarkston on Glasgow’s Southside seems an unlikely source for a secretive, £425,000 donation to the Democratic Unionist Party’s Brexit campaign. But the occupant – Richard CookContinue reading “The Tory Party Monday Club – Lies – Spies and Criminality – £425,000 Donation to the DUP – Indicators Point to the Constitutional Monarchy Association as the Source”