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Final Results for Highland
|Scottish National Party (SNP)||28,681|
|The Brexit Party||13,854|
|Conservative and Unionist Party||7,577|
|Scottish Green Party||7,052|
|UK Independence Party (UKIP)||1,619|
|Change UK – The Independent Group||1,199|
EU election 2019 Count
The counting of the votes for the EU parliament elections 2019 will begin today. Ever wondered what happens to all those ballot papers after closing of polls on Thursday? The Electoral commission shared the following images on twitter…
EU Parliament Elections 23rd May 2019
Remember to cast your vote, polling stations are open 7am to 10pm.
Radical plans to hold back tens of millions of pounds from Holyrood to then be used by UK ministers instead have been set out by environment secretary Michael Gove.
Original article here – https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/michael-gove-unveils-plans-to-take-control-of-holyrood-cash-1-4920727
On Saturday 23rd YES Nairn will be showing a series of “Journey to Yes” Films in the little theatre.
A United Nations Special Rapporteur visited the UK to investigate human rights violations against people with disabilities. They concluded that the current Conservative Government and the preceding Lib-Dem/Conservative coalition have been responsible for a welfare system which violated human rights of disabled citizens.
The full report can be found here – OHCHR document.
Making Stats Work for the Few
Scottish Labour campaign group “Scotland Organisers” put out this tweet on Friday with a video containing an interesting graph.
A very successful event in Edinburgh today, the media reported tens of thousands of attendees, AUOB reported 100K+ and there has been claims that Police Scotland have reported around 120K.
The line of marchers was so long that the front of the line reached Hallyrood park before the end of the line even set off…
An aerial shot of part of the march shows the scale of the amount of attendees…
Proud Ness Event
Photos via Flicker by Paul Oldham.