Category Archives: Hugh O’Donnell

Rennie welcomes ex SNP councillor back to Lib Dems

Good news this lunchtime for the Renfrewshire Liberal Democrat Council Group. Cllr Mike Dillon, who joined the SNP Group in May has reconsidered and come back to us. Here he is with Willie today. Mike has clearly seen that the … Continue reading

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>Guest Post: Hugh O’Donnell MSP’s final report from the Middle East

>This is my last from the Middle East, Amman Airport to be exact.  Jericho where the Israelis will rebuild the wall If I have learned anything from this trip it is that the Israeli Government and the Quartet have no … Continue reading

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>Guest Post: Jordan and Israel Visit Day 2 by Hugh O’Donnell MSP with photos

>Central Scotland Liberal Democrat MSP Hugh O’Donnell is currently visiting Jordan and Israel with an international delegation. Yesterday he sent a report and photographs. This is his account of what he’s seen today. Al-Aqsa Mosque Day two ends and we … Continue reading

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>Hugh O’Donnell MSP’s Jordan and Israel Picture Diary

>So, I was lying in bed at 7:30 yesterday morning, dosing away, like you do on a Sunday, when I was roused from my semi consciousness by my phone beeping at me. The message was one of a stream of … Continue reading

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>Guest Post: Hugh O’Donnell MSP in Jerusalem

>Central Scotland Liberal Democrat MSP Hugh O’Donnell is currently in Jerusalem as part of a  delegation led by Gerald Kaufman MP. Here he writes about what he’s seen today.So we come to the end of day one here in Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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>The Charms of Hugo Chavez

>What is it about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez that has certain leading lights of the UK political left swooning? Andrew’s written about the fawning motion tabled in the Scottish Parliament by 4 SNP MSPs and 1 Labour MSP which would … Continue reading

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>Scottish Parliament backs Gaza ceasefire call

>The Scottish Parliament yesterday backed calls for a ceasefire in Gaza and recognised the work of charities and NGOs trying to help improve the plight of the Palestinians. The text of the motion was S3M-3179 Nicola Sturgeon: The Humanitarian Disaster … Continue reading

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