“It demonstrates the gravity of suffering that families the length and breadth of the country have become accustomed to.” … More VIRUS: DEATHS TOTAL NOW BEYOND 200 MARK
“We can hold residents, their families and staff in our thoughts and prayers and follow the public health guidelines to stay home and reduce the devastating effect of this virus. … More MINISTER’S SYMPATHY AFTER 13 CARE HOME DEATHS
MSPs on the Committee also called for the Scottish Government to consider whether the Bill could be amended to allow already married couples to convert their marriage to a civil partnership. … More SMOOTH PASSAGE FOR NEW CIVIL PARTNERSHIP
Trade unions argue that all production should be halted due to Covid-19., but Pernod Ricard, which operates a bottling plant in Dumbarton, disagree. … More IS WHISKY ESSENTIAL TO HEALTH AND WELFARE OF SCOTLAND?
“Instead, now we are the only Western democracy to use emergency legislation to restrict scrutiny and transparency. That is not something we should be proud of.” … More SNP’S VIRUS LAWS RESTRICT SCRUTINY AND TRANSPARENCY
Efforts to tackle nursing home outbreaks to be ramped up as scandal of useless equipment from China unfolds By Democrat reporter Thirteen residents at a Glasgow care home have died in one week following a suspected outbreak of coronavirus. Staff at Burlington Care Home, Cranhill, said they were “closely monitoring” the health of other people … More VIRUS: THIRTEEN DEATHS IN ONE NURSING HOME
Pope Francis prayed also for those living in housing that makes them more susceptible to risk, such as shared houses and barracks and prisons, particularly prisons that are overcrowded. … More VIRUS: PAPAL APPEAL TO WORLD LEADERS