Tag Archives: Scottish National Party

Holyrood 2016 – Manifestos on civil justice

Just time before the election for a quick review of the parties’ views on various topics related to civil justice – based on my own skim reading of the manifestos. First, some areas of agreement.  Both Labour and SNP are … Continue reading

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More manifestos on civil justice etc.

Today, it’s the turn of the Scottish National Party and the Scottish Socialist Party … Scottish National Party Easily the biggest manifesto of the bunch, complete with “what I did this Parliament” style scrapbook section.  But what of the proposals … Continue reading

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Please state your destination …

The latest newsletter from the Scottish branch of NO2ID carries an article titled “Scotland’s Back-Door ID Card Battle”, which notes that the SNP were vigorous opponents of ID cards in opposition. However, it goes on to suggest that the various … Continue reading

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Hot air weaponry

More marginalia from the Scotland Bill.  Section 11 would give the Scottish Parliament legislative competence in relation to air weapons.  Specifically, it would give Ministers the power to require a licence to use an airgun or even to prohibit them … Continue reading

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