Rangers have been fined £15,000 by the Scottish FA for failing to act in an “orderly fashion” in games against Celtic and Hibernian in December. … More ALFREDO: RED CARDS ALL ROUND FOR RANGERS’ COACHES
Jackie Baillie has demanded the two most senior officials at the local NHS Health Board in Glasgow are sacked following a series of hospital scandals. And, doubtless, The MSP wouldn’t mind a bit of Jeane Freeman, the SNP Cabinet Secretary for Health, went with them … More BAILLIE DEMANDS HEALTH BOARD CHIEFS ARE SACKED
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court in Glasgow ahead of his trial on charges of sexual assault and attempted rape … More SALMOND ACCUSED OF SEXUAL OFFENCES AGAINST TEN WOMEN
We always need to be careful about the motivations of making law as a result of one case, but the Derek Mackay pictured above, controversy throws light on an important weakness in our parliamentary procedures. He has resigned as a Government minister, pocketed £12,000 ministerial severance payment paid by taxpayers, and is failing in the job he was elected to do – to represent his constituents. If he is not charged by the authorities, there is no current mechanism to get rid of him as a MSP until the next Scottish Parliament election, with him being paid £63,579 per annum in the meantime. … More IS KEEPING DEREK MACKAY IN POST ANTI-DEMOCRATIC?
Heart doctors ‘held back stent death data’ By Deborah Cohen and Ed Brown on BBC Newsnight The Golden Jubilee Hospital in Clydebank is recognised as the main hospital for heart surgery for patients in West Dunbartonshire. It was NOT the hospital where these trials took place. Doctors working on a clinical trial for treatment of … More STENTS OR OPEN HEART SURGERY?