Stop and Search? or Stop and Ban?
Holyrood / Social Issues

Stop and Search? or Stop and Ban?

Police within Scotland, without permission or a warrant, can legally search you if they believe one of the following: That you are in possession of an offensive weapon, illegal drugs or stolen items. Carrying cash over £1,000 as a result of criminal activity. Carrying alcohol within certain events or on certain public transport. Consuming alcohol on … Continue reading

How to Lose Elections and Alienate Voters: How Scottish Labour Lies Are Fuelling Their Own Demise.
General Election 2015 / Scottish Labour

How to Lose Elections and Alienate Voters: How Scottish Labour Lies Are Fuelling Their Own Demise.

Various polls are showing a number of significant Labour point losses within Scotland to the SNP, which is how many of us imagined it would be after the referendum. However, May’s election could be one that is solidly outwith Labour’s grasp. With the newly elected Scottish leader Jim Murphy and the recently announced backing of … Continue reading