Archive | July, 2019

Our un(SU-N)g heroes : the explosive truth about the formation of the Scottish Parliament

8 Jul

Good read and if you never knew this before you should now.

A wee Sovereign Scot

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“The debating chamber of our Scottish Parliament”

Introduction

In Scotland we have a Scottish Government sitting in a Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood, Edinburgh. Why did we end up with that? What are the events that led to the formation or “re-opening” of such a thing?

If you listen to people from Labour discussing it, they claim the glory for it and the late Donald Dewar is held in almost saintly awe over his work to see the project come to fruition. Now let’s get down to the truth of the situation.

Labour were forced to form both the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly by threats to remove the UK from the CoE (Council of Europe) if they did not comply. A country cannot be a member of the EU without adhering to the democratic security principles and policy laid down by the CoE and can be ejected if…

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