Jamie Halcro-Johnston – Tory Gentleman Farmer – Four Time Election Loser Gets Into Holyrood by Default

            The Tory Party and the farming community of Scotland I am at a loss when it comes to understanding the mentality of the bulk of Scottish farmers who continue to pledge their futures to Tory Party millionaire Gentlemen farmers and to the counsel of the Scottish Farmers Union whichContinue reading “Jamie Halcro-Johnston – Tory Gentleman Farmer – Four Time Election Loser Gets Into Holyrood by Default”

UK Government and BBC in Breach of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and EU Charter of Fundamental Rights – Scottish Government Should Protect Scots From Further Abuse

        EU Charter of Fundamental Rights – Article 11 – Freedom of expression and information Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers. The freedom and pluralismContinue reading “UK Government and BBC in Breach of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and EU Charter of Fundamental Rights – Scottish Government Should Protect Scots From Further Abuse”

Aberdeen City Council 2017 Elections Tory Surge A Fantasy Created by the Unionist Supporting Scottish Media – Trust the Facts

            2017 Local Council Elections Aberdeen City The Scottish Conservative and Unionist party brought forward absolutely nothing new in the way of local council policies preferring to stick to their tried and tested and rejected mantra of cuts in services. But Ruth Davidson had a couple of tricks up herContinue reading “Aberdeen City Council 2017 Elections Tory Surge A Fantasy Created by the Unionist Supporting Scottish Media – Trust the Facts”

Shettleston Elects Tory Councillor – Scottish Media Ecstatic – Major Breakthrough Claims Ruth Davidson and Her Acolytes – But Let’s Look At the Facts

          Thomas Kerr: Shettleston councillor: growing up poor in Glasgow made me a Tory His view of politics in Glasgow is warped and confused. Some of his quotes: “Beforehand, when you were working class, you went into the mines, or the shipyards,” he says. “Margaret Thatcher opened up a big inboxContinue reading “Shettleston Elects Tory Councillor – Scottish Media Ecstatic – Major Breakthrough Claims Ruth Davidson and Her Acolytes – But Let’s Look At the Facts”

Tory Party Election Debacle Forces 74 Year Old Tory MSP and Aberdeen City Councillor Pensioner To Give Up, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Swimming and Hill Walking and other Retirement Pastimes

          Tory Party Election Debacle Forces 74 Year Old Tory MSP and Aberdeen City       Councillor Pensioner To Give Up, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Swimming and Hill Walking and other Retirement Pastimes Born in 1943, Businessman, Robert Gordon University lecturer, Justice of the peace and city councillor Tom Mason retired in 2012 toContinue reading “Tory Party Election Debacle Forces 74 Year Old Tory MSP and Aberdeen City Councillor Pensioner To Give Up, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Swimming and Hill Walking and other Retirement Pastimes”

No Country in History has ever rejected Independence – Until Scotland in 2014 – What an Unfortunate precedence to Set – We need to Correct the Mistake in 2019

The biggest study yet of how Scotland made its historic decision on September 18 has found that the votes of people born outside Scotland were crucial to the result. While 52.7 per cent of native-born Scots voted Yes, a massive 72.1 per cent of voters from England, Wales or Northern Ireland backed the Union. ThereContinue reading “No Country in History has ever rejected Independence – Until Scotland in 2014 – What an Unfortunate precedence to Set – We need to Correct the Mistake in 2019”

North Lanarkshire Labour / Tory Unholy Alliance Fought Tooth and Nail to Deny Women Employees Equal Pay and Pension Rights – But Lost After a Long Battle – What a Shower!! – But the Voters Love Them Just the same!!!

            May 2017: North Lanarkshire Labour Party Fiefdom North Lanarkshire is the fourth largest Scottish local authority, located in west central Scotland, between Edinburgh and Glasgow. It covers an area of 47,358 and serves a population of 328,000 people. Party insiders are on record as saying that: “if Labour loseContinue reading “North Lanarkshire Labour / Tory Unholy Alliance Fought Tooth and Nail to Deny Women Employees Equal Pay and Pension Rights – But Lost After a Long Battle – What a Shower!! – But the Voters Love Them Just the same!!!”

National Farmers Union Suckered by the Tory Party Yet Again After it Contracts a Foreign Company to Sponsor its Annual Conference

        2 Oct 2017: Kick in the Teeth for the Farmers Union as Tory Party Contracts Foreign sugar company to sponsor its conference The Conservative Party is under fire from angry farmers after allowing a major US sugar company to sponsor its conference in Manchester. US sugar company Tate & Lyle Sugars,Continue reading “National Farmers Union Suckered by the Tory Party Yet Again After it Contracts a Foreign Company to Sponsor its Annual Conference”

Post Brexit – Food Standards to be Compiled – Introduced and Monitored Through Westminster – History Indicates the Folly of the Policy – But it is Not For Scotland to Decide

          2000: New Labour created a non-ministerial government department – the Food Standards Agency (FSA) After the collapse in public trust triggered by a number of high-profile outbreaks and deaths from food borne illness including the BSE crisis, civil servants within the then Ministry of Agriculture Food and Fisheries were perceivedContinue reading “Post Brexit – Food Standards to be Compiled – Introduced and Monitored Through Westminster – History Indicates the Folly of the Policy – But it is Not For Scotland to Decide”

BBC Environment Podcasts – Informative If Biased – Well Worth Listening In – Kirstine Hair MP at it Again – Foot ‘n Mouth Disease

          Environment reporting by the British Biased Corporation (BBC) Audio podcasts covering the daily news of food, farming, fishing, the countryside and the environment with analysis and context from the BBC’s experts in the field. An extract of podcasts reporting on subjects relevant to Scotland. Listeners should track to the subjectContinue reading “BBC Environment Podcasts – Informative If Biased – Well Worth Listening In – Kirstine Hair MP at it Again – Foot ‘n Mouth Disease”