He said parts of the national park saw “dangerous” parking on fast stretches of road and groups much larger than two families gathering together. … More DAY TRIPPERS ‘LOST THE PLOT’ ON LOCH LOMONDSIDE
Ronnie Renucci from Scottish Criminal Bar Association said trials without juries may seem the cheapest and easiest solution to the case backlog, but this was not a sound basis for any justice system. … More DISAGREEMENT OVER USE OF JURY-LESS TRIALS
Jackie Baillie, MSP for Dumbarton, Vale of Leven, Helensburgh and Lomond, has called for an urgent review into the day to day running of the NHS by the Scottish Government following the news that Scotland had the third worst excess death rate in the world. … More HIGH EXCESS DEATHS FIGURE SHOWS NEED FOR URGENT REVIEW – BAILLIE
Paisley-born Andrew Neil, presenter of the eponymous BBC politics show and Politics Live, added that many businesses will not be in the same fortunate position and did not expect to set an example for other companies to do so. … More MAGAZINE RETURNS FURLOUGH CASH TO TREASURY
“GMB Scotland has campaigned for basic protections for all care workers like PPE, testing and sick pay but the truth is that no one deserves a decent pay rise more. … More CARE WORKERS MUST SEE BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS
He referred to a freedom of information request for a copy of the written briefings the first minister received from clinical experts on Scotland’s preparation and planning for Covid-19 between 24 January and 9 March. … More FM SAYS SHE WON’T CALL THE POLICE – NOT YET ANYWAY
But the adherence to conventional wisdom, of what we *should* think about something, of what we *should* consider important in life, has for too long damaged journalism, especially local journalism. … More WHAT ROLE DO JOURNALISTS PLAY IN COMMUNITY?