The ruling this week from Edinburgh is a reminder of one aspect of the Union which is perhaps less palatable to some of its supporters: under its terms, the Scottish courts have parity with the English courts and must be listened to, like it or not.
The costs incurred by the Scottish government, both internally and through engaging external advice, could well take the total to nearer £1 million. What a shocking waste of taxpayer money.
Jackie’s constituents, the Gallachers, have led the campaign to have the drugs made available on the NHS.
The latest selection of great films at the Tower Digital Arts Centre in Helensburgh
Smuggling will increase because of price and other differentials on each side of the Border in Ireland.
Believe me, around the world people look at our judges with awe and admiration, so I’m not going to quarrel or criticise the judges.