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Julia Pannell

November 4th – November 10th, 2023

04/11/23 – 10/11/23 Scotland’s Pyrotechnic Problem, Green Ambitions go Awry, but first … Will Independence Supporters all become ‘Extremists’? The UK is planning to broaden the definition of extremist to include anyone who non-violently undermines Britain, its parliamentary democracy, values and institutions. The work by civil servants on behalf of Michael Gove raises concerns over… Read More »November 4th – November 10th, 2023

October 28th – November 3rd, 2023

28/10/23 – 04/11/23 Homelessness a Huge Problem, Dangerous Tap Water, but first Green Red Lines don’t include Independence When challenged last week Lorna Slater admitted that independence is not a ‘red line’ which would stop the Scottish Greens doing a deal with Scottish Labour, although she says it is hard to know what Labour stands… Read More »October 28th – November 3rd, 2023

October 21st – October 27th, 2023

21/10/23 – 27/10/23 Trapped by the ‘arcane’ Treaty of Union? Police promote Gender Ideology, but first Are All Politicians Psychopaths? Not all of them, according to Dr Steve Taylor*, but he does say politics attracts some of society’s most mentally disordered people, who crave power and have no empathy for others, ‘disturbingly similar to serial… Read More »October 21st – October 27th, 2023

14th October – 20th October, 2023

14/10/23 – 20/10/23 Federalism Bites Back, Covid Compensation, but first…. Are Food Price Caps Communism? Tory Food and farming minister Mark Spencer has called the SNP’s plans for price caps on staple foods ‘communism’, claiming controlling the market ‘did not work’, ‘would drive up prices’, and ‘amounted to’ communism. The SNP mooted the proposal to… Read More »14th October – 20th October, 2023

October 7th – 13th, 2023

07/10/23 – 13/10/23 Cuts Reversed, Police in turmoil, but first ….. No-One Can Stop the Wind Turbines The village of Carsphairn in Dumfries and Galloway has been fighting for a number of years against plans for 17 wind turbines, and thought they had won when Dumfries and Galloway Council, the Scottish Government Reporter and Mountaineering… Read More »October 7th – 13th, 2023

September 30th – October 6th, 2023

30/09/23 – 06/10/23 The Colossal Cost to be Green, Holyrood Lobbying, but first… Short-Term Let Legislation went live on 1st October amid dire warnings particularly from B&B owners that the requirements are too draconian, too costly and will decimate accommodation in Scotland’s essential tourism industry. The main objections surround costs, differing requirements between local authorities,… Read More »September 30th – October 6th, 2023

September 23rd – 29th, 2023

23/09/23 – 29/09/23 When is free land access not free?  What’s in store for Taymouth? But first….. The Rutherglen/Hamilton West By-election Going into the final week of campaigning for the Rutherglen/ Hamilton West by-election, the ISP is the only party fielding a candidate who puts Westminster in its place by saying that if elected, we… Read More »September 23rd – 29th, 2023

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