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Links Friday 6 March 2020

Scottish Government

https://www.gov.scot/news/

 

Oil – An epic example of Westminster’s economic mismanagement

https://www.businessforscotland.com/oil-an-epic-example-of-westminsters-economic-mismanagement/

 

Icelandic Climate Commission Vice Chair Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir & former OECDChief Statistician Martine Durand have joined the First Minister's Council of Economic Advisers. They will help put inclusive growth, sustainability & wellbeing at the heart of economic policy.

https://mobile.twitter.com/ScotGovFM/status/1235572623523942401

 

Coronavirus will affect some businesses more than others. Amongst those most affects will be the producers of public events like the Edinburgh Festivals.  Today I asked the UK government to have a debate on the potential implications of the coronavirus outbreak on such events.

https://mobile.twitter.com/TommySheppard/status/1235533194990104582

 

Scotland’s research and development spend is growing faster than the rest of UK.

https://mobile.twitter.com/scotgoveconomy/status/1235538444987793410

 

Ducks in a row

https://weegingerdug.wordpress.com/2020/03/05/ducks-in-a-row/

 

Talking up Scotland

https://www.scoop.it/topic/talking-up-scotland

 

Boris Johnson and Jackson Carlaw discuss making immigration more "flexible" for Scotland

Holyrood

 

Tory minister wants Boris Johnson to reconsider bridge proposals... for a tunnel

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/northern-ireland-and-scotland-bridge-1-6546835

 

lister Jack gave evidence to Holyrood’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee this morning. The Scottish media won't report what he said about Brexit vis-a-vis Scotland. We recorded the full session so you can see for yourself.

https://mobile.twitter.com/msm_monitor/status/1235556984713175040

 

On their UK website, the BBC have pages for Health and Politics to cover these matters separately. There is no separate Health page for Scotland, conveniently allowing the BBC to assign every health related story to Scotland>Politics.

https://mobile.twitter.com/poloandsons/status/1235557093236588545

 

Opinion: Why isn’t there a Scottish Schlumberger? (2018)

https://www.energyvoice.com/opinion/183117/opinion-why-isnt-there-a-scottish-schlumberger/

 

Today is a victory against Spain’s abuse of the rule of law “In a true democracy people do not get prosecuted for advocating political change by peaceful and constitutional means, nor can we allow

@ClaraPonsatito extradited for doing the same in Spain” Extradition suspended

https://mobile.twitter.com/AamerAnwar/status/1235554035878543361

 

Proportion of salary covered by sick pay

https://mobile.twitter.com/The_TUC/status/1234530871774007298

 

The US Congress will have a vote on the UK/US #TradeAgreementyet MPs in the UK Parliament won’t. Today I asked Trade Minister Liz Truss if she thinks America deserves to have more democratic scrutiny than the UK.

https://mobile.twitter.com/joannaccherry/status/1235555252885217280

 

The Brexit fallout gathers pace

https://truepublica.org.uk/united-kingdom/the-brexit-fallout-gathers-pace/

 

Calls for an inquiry into Brexit referendum to be heard by parliament

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/parliament-petition-on-eu-referendum-inquiry-1-6546415

 

Parliament has been flying the union flag upside down

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/parliament-has-been-flying-the-union-flag-upside-down-1-6546586

 

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