Why are MSPs afraid to comment on some reserved matters but not others?

As a humanitarian, I find myself frustrated by some Scottish politicians’ craven propensity to utilise the parameters of devolution as a pretext to avoid supporting the campaigns of various nonprofit organisations. Specifically those which encourage an increase in the UK’s foreign aid budget – particularly at a time when mass death is occurring because of […]


Lecturers demonstrate as MSPs pass climate bill

University lecturers were among climate change protestors outside the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday as MSPs passed the Climate Change Bill. Protestors read aloud the 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report on the impact of global warming above 1.5 degrees. The Bill, which sets the target for Scotland’s emissions to be net-zero by 2045, was […]