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THIS IS DYNAMITE!

MARK HIRST’S CLAIM OF MALICIOUS PROSECUTION. Reproduced at the direct request of Mark Hirst. The original was first published on Gordon Dangerfield’s excellent blog.  Gordon Dangerfield8 hours ago Last week my firm sent the following letter to the Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain, QC: “We act for Mr Mark Hirst. Please treat this letter as intimation ofContinue reading “THIS IS DYNAMITE!”

ARTICLE OF THE WEEK THAT WILL RAISE EVEN MORE QUESTIONS.

SNP referendum donations ‘spent on office renovations’ Police investigating allegations of fraud over £600,000 ‘ring-fenced’ fund set to interview party boss and husband of the first minister John Boothman and Jason Allardyce Sunday July 25 2021, 12.01am BST, The Sunday Times Hundreds of thousands of pounds in donations earmarked for a Scottish independence referendum campaignContinue reading “ARTICLE OF THE WEEK THAT WILL RAISE EVEN MORE QUESTIONS.”

Canongate Wall and the Indyref Franchise Question.

Rejoinder from Alf Baird Mr Vince Littler is wrong to claim that I suggested only those born in Scotland should have a vote in a referendum on independence. My view and the view in most countries today is that parental descent is also an important aspect and, indeed, the ECHR mentions national self-determination as also applying to first generations of diaspora.  As the writer JamesContinue reading “Canongate Wall and the Indyref Franchise Question.”

TODAY IN THE COMMONS

EMBARGO: Tuesday 20 July 2021. (Also attached)SPEECH BY KENNY MACASKILL MPAdjournment Debate – Role of Lord Advocate Mr Speaker,I believe that many of the ills that afflict Scotland can be laid at the door of this Tory Government. One that hasn’t been elected in Scotland, not for the 55 years of hurt experienced by English footballContinue reading “TODAY IN THE COMMONS”

TAKING A BREAK

Like many of my colleagues I am feeling the pace. I confess to feeling a bit burnt out and I need a break to recharge my batteries and do some thinking on a range of matters important to the Independence cause. I also need to devote more time to my family, particularly my granddaughter whoContinue reading “TAKING A BREAK”

WHY DID THIS HAPPEN?

One minute pride, the next shame I was so proud when my generation delivered the Scottish Parliament back in the 1990’s. At a stroke we had become a success. We had advanced the fight for full Independence a country mile. We had provided a platform where Scottish politics could for ever flourish and focus mindsContinue reading “WHY DID THIS HAPPEN?”

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