News has reached The Democrat that Councillor Jonathan McColl, leader of the SNP administration at basket case West Dunbartonshire Council, is on the West of Scotland regional list of candidates for the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood. More to follow ….
ALSO BREAKING NEWS: Some of Scotland’s pupils will begin a phased return to school from next Monday. Primaries one, two and three will return to class from February 22, the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told Parliament. Nursery children are also set to go back on that date, along with some senior pupils facing assessments in S4-S6. The First Minister said: “This first phase of the reopening of schools will go ahead as planned on Monday.”