Category Archives: Scotland Bill

Willie Rennie tells the SNP to grow up over Scotland Bill

Last night I finally got around to watching Wednesday afternoon’s Politics Scotland show. Yes, I know, I call myself a political blogger and I choose to watch Celebrity Masterchef when it was going out live. Disgraceful! Anyway, Wednesday’s programme contained … Continue reading

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>Swinney squirms as Rennie quizzes him on SNP Calman dithering and delay

>I’ve just been taking a wee look at yesterday’s Scotland Bill Committee meeting at Holyrood which heard evidence from John Swinney and Bruce Crawford from the SNP Government. Willie Rennie, the Liberal Democrat member of that committee, took them to … Continue reading

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>Michael Moore’s Telegraph Tape

>So Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore has fallen victim to the Telegraph sting operation where they send wired up young women posing as constituents to record private conversations with ministers during their surgeries. This is a right wing … Continue reading

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>Underpinning Scotland’s Future with Liberal Democrat values – Moore publishes new Bill

> I set the scene this morning for Liberal Democrat Secretary of State Mike Moore’s St Andrew’s Day pressie to Scotland – the publication of the Scotland Bill which will give what he called  “the greatest transfer of fiscal power from … Continue reading

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>Moore launches new Scotland Bill on St Andrew’s Day.

>Scottish Secretary Michael Moore has appropriately enough chosen St Andrew’s Day to launch the Government’s Bill which will implement the recommendations of the Report of the Calman Commission. To truly appreciate how big a Liberal Democrat win this is, you … Continue reading

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