Tag - scottish parliament

6/5: Scottish Elections: Should Catholics Withhold Vote in Protest at Tyranny?

A general view of the Scottish Parliament Building  Scottish Parliament Election 2021 – Putting Human Life and Dignity at the Centre A letter from the Catholic Bishops of Scotland Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This election [6 May, 2021] presents us with an opportunity to play our part in putting human life and the inviolable dignity of the...

Boris Johnson: Devolution & Scottish Parliament “A Disaster” – You Bet!

Boris Johnson has denied that he opposes devolution as he attempted to end a major row in Scotland caused after he branded the creation of the Scottish Parliament a “disaster”.  In an address to the Scottish Conservatives virtual conference, the Prime Minister claimed his leaked comments, made in an online call to northern English...

England: Three-Tier System Introduced… But Is It POSSIBLE To Conquer A Virus?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4FGuvUSlVY Comment:  Are you impressed with the way Keir Starmer, Labour Leader and Leader of the Opposition is "scrutinising" the Westminster Government's handling of the Coronavirus "crisis"?  It seems to me that any parliamentarian who still thinks there is a "crisis" cannot possibly properly and fully scrutinise the Government and its medical and scientific "experts".  But...

Elaine Smith, MSP on Contribution of Catholic Schools in Scotland… Priceless!

Comment:  Present in the public gallery watching this recent discussion in the Scottish Parliament, we see Leo Cushley, the Archbishop of St Andrew's & Edinburgh, Barbara Coupar, the Director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES), and a group of students.  Not one  item on Elaine Smith's list singles out Catholic schools as being any different...

Scotland To Ban Smacking… Childless Politicians Rebuked by Majority of Scots

Click here to read about the Scottish Government's plans to ban smacking. Parents who choose to discipline their children with a timely smack, are to be criminalised - although we've yet to find out exactly how this crackpot law will be enforced. Below, a letter written by our blogger, Athanasius, which was published in...

Assisted Suicide Bill: Protest in Edinburgh

Legal experts and the police said a law allowing assisted suicide in Scotland needed more clarity in order to remove the risk of someone being prosecuted. There is a "fine line" between assisting someone killing themselves and an act of euthanasia which could result in criminal charges, MSPs heard. The plans, contained in a backbench bill,...