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Lockdown relaxation route map

Today, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outlined to the Scottish Parliament the government’s route map for easing the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. These are in four gradual phases during which the reaction of the virus will...

Lamont supports lowering of standards

“Important thread about food standards and animal welfare in yesterday’s Agriculture Bill. There were some Tories who could support the important measures in the Parish amendment. Then there were the Scottish Tories.” Tweet from...

Government by slogan

Dr John Ashton believes we have a government that works though the use of slogans with its most recent causing widespread confusion. Dr Ashton is a British doctor and academic who previously held positions...

How alert are you?

Just before VE day on Friday tabloid headlines screamed the end of lockdown or at least a significant relaxation of it. So feeling justified by the impending end or relaxation, up went the bunting,...

Europe Day

Today is Europe Day so it seems fitting to have a clip of Ode to Joy which has been adopted as the anthem of the EU. This is one which particularly appeals at this...

Face coverings: Fad or necessity?

“We are recommending that you consider using face coverings…as a precautionary measure.” So said the guidance from the Scottish Government issued on 28th April. However the recommendation stresses that “evidence on the use of...

Prioritising England?

The UK Government whilst insisting its PPE strategy is UK-wide, is at the same time insisting PPE suppliers in England only suppy English NHS and care sectors registered with the England only Care Quality...

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