It has been proposed that courts in Scotland should be open on Saturdays, primarily as a means of tackling alcohol-related crimes. Kenny MacAskill, chairing the Scottish Police Board, discussed the proposal at a recent consultation.
Telegraph.co.ukNicola Sturgeon threatens to try and obstruct Great Repeal BillTelegraph.co.ukThe row broke out as senior Holyrood sources warned the parliament will require a huge extension of its family-friendly hours while MSPs replace thousands of EU rules and regulations currently embedded in Scots law. It is understood that the Scottish ...and more »
Herald ScotlandInside Track: Exposing Scots links to laundering dirty money scandalHerald ScotlandEARLIER this week The Herald published a story some people did not like. Scottish shell firms, we revealed, had been used to launder at least £4 billion in dirty money from Russia. Cue anger, not at the criminals syphoning cash from the former Soviet […]
Herald ScotlandAgenda: Time to change the law so parents can no longer hit their childrenHerald ScotlandIF the Scottish Parliament were to pass a law today that allowed us to hit children, to “lawfully cause a child pain”, as a report last weekend put it, there would be an outcry. It would contradict the knowledge and […]