The SNP’s Ian Blackford said key figures – including the PM’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings – should now appear before the Liaison Committee. … More SNP REQUEST FOR A MEETING CERTAIN TO BE IGNORED
Road, rail and ferry links have been cancelled as Storm Dennis makes a menace of himself right across Scotland. … More STORM DENNIS BLOWS AT GUSTS OF 120 MPH IN WEST
School children in ‘remote’ areas do worse than elsewhere By James McEnaney on February 16, 2020 Rural West Dunbartonshire and Argyll at Glen Fruin. Picture by Bill Heaney School pupils in remote parts of Scotland have lower levels of literacy and numeracy than those in accessible and urban areas, according to recently released Scottish Government data. … More WHY ARE PUPILS IN RURAL AREAS DOING WORSE AT SCHOOL?
The former taoiseach said that while a Border poll is inevitable, the outcome of that vote would be based on “the case that’s made” following qualitative and analytic work. He said if a poll was taken today it would not pass due to financial issues and also because “people are not prepared anymore to see coercion of unionists or loyalists into a united Ireland until there’s a comfort zone established where people see that everyone could work together”. … More UNIONISTS AND LOYALISTS MUST NOT BE COERCED