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@keithwilson@fediphilosophy.org
2024-04-19 07:28:22

Former #SNP Chief Executive charged with embezzlement in party finance investigation. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-688

@simon_brooke@mastodon.scot
2024-04-19 18:01:34

Peter Murrell arrested, charged.
Posted without comment. Be careful discussing an active case, obviously.
#ScotPol
#SNP
#Murrell

@simon_brooke@mastodon.scot
2024-05-04 21:40:53

"there’s not the slightest sign in the #SNP of the fearlessness such “illegal’’ behaviour would require. So the wish for #ScottishIndependence will survive, even though the vehicle to carry it sits on the hard shoulder with flat tyres" -- Neal Ascherson on the useless SNP

@a_j_millar@fediscience.org
2024-04-17 22:17:29

Climate policy in Scotland, changes?
#BBC Kevin Keane might well be right on upcoming #Scotland #climatechange #politics news.
#ScottishGreens #Greens #SNP
➡️ bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-688

@simon_lucy@mastodon.social
2024-04-29 08:04:32

Yousaf is mistaking himself as the problem, they're after the whole Govt. Weariness with a Govt that's run too long isn't just a Tory problem.
#SNP #ScotPolitics

@simon_brooke@mastodon.scot
2024-05-03 18:19:19

Humza #Yousaf isn't a great politician, but he isnae a rubbish politician either, and the #SNP is short of talent at Holyrood. #Swinney would be unwise no tae gie him a cabinet seat; and gien hoo

@simon_brooke@mastodon.scot
2024-04-22 22:17:41

"Normally this is a formality, and it goes through on the nod, but the #SNP have pressed for a vote – as a means of showing their strong opposition to the bill, and delaying its passage for another 15 minutes"
Once more, the SNP are the real opposition in the Commons.
#WellDoneSNP

@simon_brooke@mastodon.scot
2024-05-02 07:54:34

My friend Lesley Riddoch writing about "real policy differences between John Swinney and Kate Forbes" in @… this morning.
Sorry, Lesley, but if JOHN SWINNEY is being presented as the standard bearer for the LEFT of the #SNP, then we're in much mor…

@simon_brooke@mastodon.scot
2024-05-29 04:37:37

Lesley Riddoch here arguing, essentially, that we all have to bite our tongues, haud oor whischt, and vote #SNP, because "they're the only parliamentary route to #ScottishIndependence. I count Lesley as a friend and as someone I greatly respect, but I think she's wrong here: there …

@simon_brooke@mastodon.scot
2024-04-27 16:13:37

"When that old order fell, it took the form of a well-earned landslide, and a clear step towards something genuinely new. After a decade and a half, the Bute House Agreement breathed new life into those fading hopes. Now it seems more likely that real change will come crawling out of a tomb, in a faded red rosette"
#ScotPol