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Links Tuesday 3 March 2020

Scottish Government

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

https://www.gov.scot/publications/

 

Planning Minister KevinStewartSNPon how transforming planning can help to support housing needs, improve health and well-being, increase the rural population and tackle climate change.

https://mobile.twitter.com/ScotGovFairer/status/1234428074042822658

 

UK Government do not have to accept SEPA’s refusal to allow nuclear waste to be discharged

https://mobile.twitter.com/_PaulMonaghan/status/1234452723535360000

 

Byline times. Scottish Independence is Driven By Internationalism Rather than Nationalism

Scottish Independence is Driven by Internationalism Rather than Nationalism

 

Holyrood magazine

Holyrood

 

It’s therefore deeply concerning that healthcare inequalities across the country mean that, while everyone living in Scotland and Northern Ireland has access to a fracture liaison service (FLS) to reduce the risk of them experiencing a hip fracture, people in England and Wales are not so fortunate. The result is that in areas where there is no FLS, hospitals continue to experience higher-than-average mortality rates for patients who have sustained hip fractures. 

https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/health-and-care/social-care/opinion/royal-osteoporosis-society/110194/healthcare-inequity

 

Brewdog Chief on the huge damage UK Govt’s proposed immigration system will do industry in Scotland

https://mobile.twitter.com/PhantomPower14/status/1234592664571596801

 

Does independence put our pensions at risk? 

https://www.believeinscotland.org/does-independence-put-our-pensions-at-risk/

 

Hospital beds per 1,000 people (OECD):

https://mobile.twitter.com/JamesMelville/status/1234409838358224897

 

Removing Seat Warmers.

https://www.barrheadboy.com/removing-seat-warmers/

 

Talking up Scotland

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

 

British diseases for British people

https://weegingerdug.wordpress.com/2020/03/02/british-diseases-for-british-people/

 

This is Johnson's "great plan" (his words) to respond to #Covid_19.  Save lives or prioritise an economic re-bound?

https://mobile.twitter.com/_PaulMonaghan/status/1234389163744645121

 

No-one knows what Britain's post-Brexit IP strategy is - and neither does the govt

https://politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2020/03/02/no-one-knows-what-britain-s-post-brexit-ip-strategy-is-and-n

 

Brexit will cost the UK up to 30 times more than it will gain back from striking a Trump trade deal

Brexit will cost the UK up to 30 times more than it will gain back from striking a Trump trade deal

 

More Brexit lies exposed

https://truepublica.org.uk/united-kingdom/more-brexit-lies-exposed/

 

Brexit – Four times as many working in customs checks than the entire fishing industry

https://truepublica.org.uk/united-kingdom/brexit-four-times-as-many-working-in-customs-checks-than-the-entire-fishing-industry/

 

British attempts to rival European space project 'paused' over disagreements and costs

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/brexit-rival-to-european-s-galileo-satellite-navigation-system-1-6540113

 

Richard Murphy

There are better forms of democracy for the UK

 

It's not just chlorinated chicken: five foods a US trade deal could bring to the UK

https://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/02/chlorinated-chicken-foods-us-trade-deal-uk-eu?CMP=share_btn_tw&__twitter_impression=true

 

Munguin  JUST FOR A LAUGH 

JUST FOR A LAUGH

Thanks for the links Ann. I'm in a real rush today but will mooch through every last one of them later. Meanwhile I'm just wondering what's the point of SEPA if Westminster can just overrule them? 

 

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