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Julia Pannell

July 29th – August 4th, 2023

29/07/23 – 04/08/23 Rural Destruction, Scotland’s Roads, and first The Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament will meet in November, with over 40 rural organisations discussing matters with a view to informing government policy. It will be held at the Nevis Centre, Fort William, with the Scottish government providing £80,000 to enable it to be held. … Read More »July 29th – August 4th, 2023

July 22nd – July 28th, 2023

22/07/23 – 28/07/23 UK Power Grab, Boilers must GO, but first… #Stirling Directive Saturday, July 22nd, 2023, was the day when Salvo’s Stirling Directive said ‘Enough!’  Enough of begging for a referendum, of deferring to the Supreme Court (possibly illegal according to the Treaty of Union), of accepting that Scotland is NOT ALLOWED to even… Read More »July 22nd – July 28th, 2023

The Stirling Directive

The #StirlingDirective  On Saturday 22 July, exactly 317 years to the day when the details of the disastrous Treaty of Union were agreed, a group of writers, speakers and activists from across Scotland’s Independence movement will launch a new, national campaign, the Stirling Directive.  The Directive represents a radical departure from the old, worn out… Read More »The Stirling Directive

22nd July-28th July, 2023

Drugs, Dentists and Dangerous Animals.. Scotland Decriminalising All Drugs! Within an hour of the announcement of Scotland’s plan to decriminalise personal drugs use, introduce drug consumption rooms and regulate the supply of certain drugs, UK PM Sunak dismissed any idea of devolving the relevant powers to Scotland, or overhauling it at UK level.   Oft-cited… Read More »22nd July-28th July, 2023

July 1st – July 7th, 2023

01/07/23 – 07/07/23 #Not My King?  Pottermania getting out of hand, and will Orkney Secede? The Scottish Crown is not the same as the English crown, nor are its rights and obligations, and there is no joint (British) Crown.  The Scots sovereign is not one person, but the people as a whole, and the monarch… Read More »July 1st – July 7th, 2023

June 24th – June 30th, 2023

An end to HPMA’s, while Scotland has huge Tidal Energy capacity. We discuss fracking and Freeports and hear the latest suggestion to ease ferry woes. ToW 24/06/23 – 30/06/23 HPMAs Ditched             In another U-turn, the SNP have ditched their current plans for Highly Protected Marine Areas which would have meant no marine activity at… Read More »June 24th – June 30th, 2023

June 17th – June 23rd, 2023

17/06/23 – 23/06/23 SNP Blocked Move for Ferry Compensation You wouldn’t think Scottish Labour would be the saviours of the islanders, would you, but they tried.  Michael Marra proposed a ‘resilience fund’ for islanders adversely affected by ferry disruption, which would have seen the £12 million CalMac fines so far paid instead into a compensation… Read More »June 17th – June 23rd, 2023

10th June, 2023 – 16th June, 2023

10/06/23 – 16/06/23 Should the NHS advertise?  Have LEZs caused unintended problems?  And is there a Rural Idyll? Edinburgh Holiday Lets Ruling Unlawful The Court of Session has ruled parts of Edinburgh’s plans to curb short-term lets ‘unlawful’, in particular its presumption against granting short-term lets in tenement blocks, but also its lack of provision… Read More »10th June, 2023 – 16th June, 2023

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