Today Joanna Cherry announced that she will be coming to the legal defence of Marion Millar. Marion Millar was charged under what appears to be the section 127 of the communications act for tweets she had posted on her account. One tweet is believed to be that of a suffragette ribbon. Marion’s trial is due…Joanna Cherry QC to defend Marion Millar
The following article is a re-blog from Grumpy Scottish Man, follow the link to read the full post.
There is a train of thought out there that implies that the agenda being pursued by the SNP is a kind of social pluralism. While at the same time, in particular, Alba supporters and certain alternative media bloggers are the worst kind of social conservatives for believing in both independence and certain historical structures like […]Comment: Correct me if I’m wrong
The #BothVotes con
The Popular Vote
The Sunday National this week posted an article with stats on list votes pitting pro-independence parties against unionist parties. Looking over the number of votes that all pro-indy list parties received (including Greens, SNP, Alba, and others) they lead by a majority of 61,889 votes with 1,372,993 going to independence supporting groups.
Alba Seeing you.
So the Scottish Parliament election has come to an end and the results are in. The SNP increased their vote share and did really well but didn’t manage a majority despite an increase in votes. This is because the current voting system in Scotland is designed to prevent a single party from being able to get an outright majority forcing parties to have to work with others. The 2011 SNP majority was a pure fluke that was never meant to happen and is unlikely to be repeated easily. Why is this? It’s because of the D’Hont system. There seems to be much confusion amongst voters in Scotland over how the D’Hont voting system works, some confuse it with STV while others have little understanding of the formula behind it or simply misinterpret it.
EU Parliament Elections 23rd May 2019
Remember to cast your vote, polling stations are open 7am to 10pm.
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.
Nairn Games 2017
A really good turnout for the Nairn games this year a few light showers but they didn’t last, overall another great event.
Below are some photos by Paul Oldham hosted on his Flicker Account and further below in the gallery are photos of the SNP stall held at the event.
Good to catch up with #ActiveSNP volunteers manning the @SNPNairn bottle stall today at #NairnHighlandGames pic.twitter.com/W5yzbL9LUv— Drew Hendry MP (@drewhendrySNP) August 19, 2017
End of term update
Having no previous experience or knowledge of working in local government the last two years has been a huge learning curve but during that time I have learnt so much and have built a good working relationship with many groups in Nairn.