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UK CHANCELLOR’S ‘NEW DEAL’ IS A LET-DOWN

They say there’s nothing new under the sun, and for those who’ve seen the results of more than one Tory Chancellor’s attempts to help us out of a recession, the news last week that Rishi Sunak was going to give … Continue reading

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PHASE THREE: WHAT’S NEW?

The First Minister today announced that the progress we’ve made in suppressing COVID-19 means that we can now move to phase three of the Scottish Government’s route map out of lockdown. Coronavirus, although at very low levels in Scotland, is … Continue reading

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SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: IF IRELAND & NORWAY CAN WIN ELECTION TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL, WE COULD TOO

The news that Scotland’s close friends and neighbours Ireland and Norway have been elected to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has made Nationalists envious, but also made us think about the often overlooked area of institutional diplomacy, and what … Continue reading

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PHASE TWO: WHAT’S CHANGING?

Today, the First Minister has announced that we are now ready to move into phase two of the Scottish Government’s four phase route map out of lockdown. We have been able to move to this phase at this time because … Continue reading

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TRUST IS KEY AS WE EASE LOCKDOWN

Some lockdown measures being eased is a welcome accompaniment to the declining rate of infections across Clydebank and Scotland, after the hardships we have all had to endure over the last few months.

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PHASE ONE: WHAT ARE THE CHANGES?

Today, the First Minister has outlined how we are to move into phase one of Scotland’s four phase route map out of lockdown. The good news is that we begin that process tomorrow. I know that you will welcome this, … Continue reading

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SOCIAL JUSTICE MUST BE AT THE HEART OF OUR RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 CRISIS

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has warned that the UK government cannot be allowed to place the burden of austerity on the poorest in society in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Local SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes said that the … Continue reading

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COMMEMORATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VE DAY

On the 75th anniversary of VE Day it’s right that we pay tribute to those who sacrificed so much during WWII; but it’s important not to let extremists on all sides hijack what should be a moment for all Scots to commemorate the defeat of … Continue reading

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