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£340k PLUS Legal Costs. A Fvcking Disgrace.

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posted on 5/3/21

Douglas Ross was a little bittch in school.

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Zachsda( He’s gone, the shark throwers have won) (U1850)
posted 3 minutes ago
comment by Magnum. (U22391)
posted 3 minutes ago
comment by My Partially Peeved POV (U10636)
posted 1 minute ago
comment by Magnum. (U22391)
posted 3 minutes ago
comment by Silver (U6112)
posted 1 minute ago
I tend to agree, ginger . They’ll likely get the benefit of the doubt if they ever achieve it and form the first government but the fundamentalist vote could go elsewhere. Who’s to say they won’t just reinvent as ‘the’ centre left party assuming Labour continue to wither?
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Assuming that any other party is credible they will pick up votes.

The withdrawal of Scottish MP"s from WM will create slightly bigger talent pools for the parties to fish in and potentially lead to stronger oppositions.

If the other parties and their leadership cant produce an suitable alternative, like WM, Scotland will be dominated by one party.

I"m not sure any of this is the SNP's fault.
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Saw last night that some of the senior tories up here were unhappy with the statement from Douglas Ross calling for NS to resign. They hadn’t been consulted on it before he released it.
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He's an absolute dullard. A small minded, power hungry man who will simply repeat soundbites for the next few years until he gets found out.

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Another reason the SNP are riding high
He’s awful
All he does is throw $hite all day
He’s beige as well absolutely no charisma
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"No i'm not on magic mushrooms"

That was his high point.

posted on 5/3/21

comment by IvanGolacIsMagic (U5291)
posted 5 minutes ago
That creates an issue where Scots students having free university education prevents them from travelling and experiencing other countries and ways of life to an extent.

Unless they want to pay for it of course.
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I think it was the UKs withdrawal from Erasmus that has hindered that, no?
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The government has a fund in place to subsidise what was the Erasmus scheme.

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 4 minutes ago
comment by IvanGolacIsMagic (U5291)
posted 5 minutes ago
That creates an issue where Scots students having free university education prevents them from travelling and experiencing other countries and ways of life to an extent.

Unless they want to pay for it of course.
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I think it was the UKs withdrawal from Erasmus that has hindered that, no?
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The government has a fund in place to subsidise what was the Erasmus scheme.
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With much less funding.

Experts are saying because we are now not paying towards the fees of incoming students, foreign universities will have little incentive to cooperate with the Turing scheme.

Half-baked and half ersed

comment by Tully1 (U20686)

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 11 minutes ago
comment by Silver (U6112)
posted 32 seconds ago
I tend to agree, ginger . They’ll likely get the benefit of the doubt if they ever achieve it and form the first government but the fundamentalist vote could go elsewhere. Who’s to say they won’t just reinvent as ‘the’ centre left party assuming Labour continue to wither?
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It’s all possible but I see them as managing to control the country now for 15 years and counting despite their abhorrent record on education and all things health.

Get the country independence and who is likely to shift them? It’ll be some time for sure and how much more damage will they do with far less money is my concern?

The Tories have a license to do almost as they want especially with emergency powers right now but they have a growing dissatisfaction from within that should prevent their worst excesses in more normal times. They’ve also something of an opposition albeit paltry.

The SNP have nothing to worry about. They can effectively do as they please. Change the voting system perhaps? Who knows?
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The voting system in Scotland was changed for Scottish Parliamentary elections when the Parliament was set up. We don't operate first past the post up here as we have an element of proportional representation known as the additional member system.

That system makes it very difficult for any party to gain a majority. So, if the SNP do actually achieve that majority it will be because they have persuaded the majority of Scottish people to vote for them. Rather than the rather condescending and disrespectful view that somehow the SNP are sleep-walking the electorate into a banana republic.

posted on 5/3/21

comment by HB Fash - "like a pack of cards" (U21935)
posted 46 seconds ago
comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 4 minutes ago
comment by IvanGolacIsMagic (U5291)
posted 5 minutes ago
That creates an issue where Scots students having free university education prevents them from travelling and experiencing other countries and ways of life to an extent.

Unless they want to pay for it of course.
______________________________________

I think it was the UKs withdrawal from Erasmus that has hindered that, no?
----------------------------------------------------------------------

The government has a fund in place to subsidise what was the Erasmus scheme.
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With much less funding.

Experts are saying because we are now not paying towards the fees of incoming students, foreign universities will have little incentive to cooperate with the Turing scheme.

Half-baked and half ersed
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Not a problem. Get independence and pay for it our fwcking selves

Or rejoin the EU who don’t want us anyway despite our pathetic flag waving .

And then of course there's the fact that nobody can go anywhere anyway.

posted on 5/3/21

Whining away and holding your mitts out.



“Gies merr money and then fwck off”

posted on 5/3/21

Anyway.

Physio time.

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 41 seconds ago
Anyway.

Physio time.
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Aye sure it is

posted on 5/3/21

And then of course there's the fact that nobody can go anywhere anyway.
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Cyprus intends to open it's borders to anyone who has been vaccinated from May. I'd expect other tourist-dependent countries to do the same.

Vaccine passports are coming.

posted on 5/3/21

This idea of a one party state tends to get mentioned by folk who I don't think understand the SNP.

Having worked with senior members of the Scottish government and a very close friend who was a senior civil servant and frankly observations that any member of the public could make. The party is made up of left right and centre groups with one unifying cause.

Post independence the party will break up. Whatever is left will be changed dramatically (for good or bad who knows) depending on which side wins.

Currently snp are more left but 20 years ago they were more right.

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 2 minutes ago
Anyway.

Physio time.
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Is that what you say she is?

Good work my man

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 14 minutes ago
Whining away and holding your mitts out.



“Gies merr money and then fwck off”
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Ginger's kids on holiday

posted on 5/3/21

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 37 minutes ago
comment by Magnum. (U22391)
posted 31 seconds ago
comment by IvanGolacIsMagic (U5291)
posted 48 seconds ago
The SNP have a chance of getting a majority at this election - and the ability to get that under our voting system shouldn't be underestimated or played down - because people like me will be feeling forced to vote for them so we can finally get a definitive answer to the independence question.

I would have absolutely no intention of voting for the SNP in an independent Scotland and I suspect a significant chunk of those who'll vote for them in May will feel the same way.

As Zico said earlier, they are a vehicle to independence. While I admire Sturgeon as a politician, I think their domestic record is poor and I think we can do better.
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If they are the only party who continue to commit to free tertiary education they will get my vote regardless.

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That creates an issue where Scots students having free university education prevents them from travelling and experiencing other countries and ways of life to an extent.

Unless they want to pay for it of course.
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Indeed. It's great that they have that choice.

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Tully1 (U20686)
posted 37 minutes ago
comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 11 minutes ago
comment by Silver (U6112)
posted 32 seconds ago
I tend to agree, ginger . They’ll likely get the benefit of the doubt if they ever achieve it and form the first government but the fundamentalist vote could go elsewhere. Who’s to say they won’t just reinvent as ‘the’ centre left party assuming Labour continue to wither?
----------------------------------------------------------------------

It’s all possible but I see them as managing to control the country now for 15 years and counting despite their abhorrent record on education and all things health.

Get the country independence and who is likely to shift them? It’ll be some time for sure and how much more damage will they do with far less money is my concern?

The Tories have a license to do almost as they want especially with emergency powers right now but they have a growing dissatisfaction from within that should prevent their worst excesses in more normal times. They’ve also something of an opposition albeit paltry.

The SNP have nothing to worry about. They can effectively do as they please. Change the voting system perhaps? Who knows?
----------------------------------------------------------------------
The voting system in Scotland was changed for Scottish Parliamentary elections when the Parliament was set up. We don't operate first past the post up here as we have an element of proportional representation known as the additional member system.

That system makes it very difficult for any party to gain a majority. So, if the SNP do actually achieve that majority it will be because they have persuaded the majority of Scottish people to vote for them. Rather than the rather condescending and disrespectful view that somehow the SNP are sleep-walking the electorate into a banana republic.
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I think after the first independent Scottish parliament (which I think the SNP would carry) its anyone’s guess really. If folk recall we had rainbow and really “balanced” parliaments up until Iain Gray and the ideological opposition to independence from Scottish Labour versus the undoubted charisma of Alex salmond. Had Labour placed their “A” team in holyrood we may have continued to see a more balanced parliament.

The banana republic chat is cretinous.

posted on 5/3/21

comment by bmcl1987 (U14177)
posted 1 minute ago
comment by Tully1 (U20686)
posted 37 minutes ago
comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 11 minutes ago
comment by Silver (U6112)
posted 32 seconds ago
I tend to agree, ginger . They’ll likely get the benefit of the doubt if they ever achieve it and form the first government but the fundamentalist vote could go elsewhere. Who’s to say they won’t just reinvent as ‘the’ centre left party assuming Labour continue to wither?
----------------------------------------------------------------------

It’s all possible but I see them as managing to control the country now for 15 years and counting despite their abhorrent record on education and all things health.

Get the country independence and who is likely to shift them? It’ll be some time for sure and how much more damage will they do with far less money is my concern?

The Tories have a license to do almost as they want especially with emergency powers right now but they have a growing dissatisfaction from within that should prevent their worst excesses in more normal times. They’ve also something of an opposition albeit paltry.

The SNP have nothing to worry about. They can effectively do as they please. Change the voting system perhaps? Who knows?
----------------------------------------------------------------------
The voting system in Scotland was changed for Scottish Parliamentary elections when the Parliament was set up. We don't operate first past the post up here as we have an element of proportional representation known as the additional member system.

That system makes it very difficult for any party to gain a majority. So, if the SNP do actually achieve that majority it will be because they have persuaded the majority of Scottish people to vote for them. Rather than the rather condescending and disrespectful view that somehow the SNP are sleep-walking the electorate into a banana republic.
----------------------------------------------------------------------
I think after the first independent Scottish parliament (which I think the SNP would carry) its anyone’s guess really. If folk recall we had rainbow and really “balanced” parliaments up until Iain Gray and the ideological opposition to independence from Scottish Labour versus the undoubted charisma of Alex salmond. Had Labour placed their “A” team in holyrood we may have continued to see a more balanced parliament.

The banana republic chat is cretinous.
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And racist.

posted on 5/3/21

It should be added any politician who whips oot a Daily Record at anytime never mind an enquiry should be stripped of their post immediately

posted on 5/3/21

comment by lexballielegend (U22335)
posted 39 seconds ago
It should be added any politician who whips oot a Daily Record at anytime never mind an enquiry should be stripped of their post immediately
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That’s a new name for it

posted on 5/3/21

comment by super phoenix rangers - comments on this forum are not mine but a fictionalised version loosely based on someone similar to me (U14864)
posted 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
I was too busy with work so not able to follow. Was there any proof at these hearings she has done anything wrong
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Nope

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
comment by My Partially Peeved POV (U10636)
posted 58 seconds ago
comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 2 minutes ago
comment by My Partially Peeved POV (U10636)
posted 13 seconds ago
comment by super phoenix rangers - comments on this forum are not mine but a fictionalised version loosely based on someone similar to me (U14864)
posted 6 minutes ago
I was too busy with work so not able to follow. Was there any proof at these hearings she has done anything wrong
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The same questions were asked over and over-it was more just accusations than anything evidential. Some of the committee-and on here-were screaming about corroboration before learning that it was hearsay rather than corroboration.

The standard of questioning skills from the committee was appalling though.
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That’ll be aimed at me.

Never one to miss a wee jibe eh?
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You weren’t the only one that said it though, so no, it wasn’t just aimed at you.
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Ah. So a wee jibe at a few then
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Are you new to JA606? 😂

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Zachsda( He’s gone, the shark throwers have won) (U1850)
posted 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
The entire thing could have taken a couple of hours if the dumb bastirts on the committee asked questions and didn’t grandstand and make speeches dressed up as questions
The Mitchell wummin was embarrassing
Little wonder they never laid a glove on her it was a disorganise shambles
One would have thought given the time it took to get her there they would have had some kind of coordinated approach
Nope, party lines again

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They tried applying Westminster adversarial politics to Holyrood 🤦‍♂️

posted on 5/3/21

comment by HB Fash - "like a pack of cards" (U21935)
posted 57 minutes ago
comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 41 seconds ago
Anyway.

Physio time.
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Aye sure it is
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What?

You think I make it up?

posted on 5/3/21

comment by bmcl1987 (U14177)
posted 21 minutes ago
comment by Tully1 (U20686)
posted 37 minutes ago
comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 11 minutes ago
comment by Silver (U6112)
posted 32 seconds ago
I tend to agree, ginger . They’ll likely get the benefit of the doubt if they ever achieve it and form the first government but the fundamentalist vote could go elsewhere. Who’s to say they won’t just reinvent as ‘the’ centre left party assuming Labour continue to wither?
----------------------------------------------------------------------

It’s all possible but I see them as managing to control the country now for 15 years and counting despite their abhorrent record on education and all things health.

Get the country independence and who is likely to shift them? It’ll be some time for sure and how much more damage will they do with far less money is my concern?

The Tories have a license to do almost as they want especially with emergency powers right now but they have a growing dissatisfaction from within that should prevent their worst excesses in more normal times. They’ve also something of an opposition albeit paltry.

The SNP have nothing to worry about. They can effectively do as they please. Change the voting system perhaps? Who knows?
----------------------------------------------------------------------
The voting system in Scotland was changed for Scottish Parliamentary elections when the Parliament was set up. We don't operate first past the post up here as we have an element of proportional representation known as the additional member system.

That system makes it very difficult for any party to gain a majority. So, if the SNP do actually achieve that majority it will be because they have persuaded the majority of Scottish people to vote for them. Rather than the rather condescending and disrespectful view that somehow the SNP are sleep-walking the electorate into a banana republic.
----------------------------------------------------------------------
I think after the first independent Scottish parliament (which I think the SNP would carry) its anyone’s guess really. If folk recall we had rainbow and really “balanced” parliaments up until Iain Gray and the ideological opposition to independence from Scottish Labour versus the undoubted charisma of Alex salmond. Had Labour placed their “A” team in holyrood we may have continued to see a more balanced parliament.

The banana republic chat is cretinous.
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So who fwcking cares?

Banana republic it is

comment by Tully1 (U20686)

posted on 5/3/21

comment by Magnum. (U22391)
posted 19 minutes ago
comment by bmcl1987 (U14177)
posted 1 minute ago
comment by Tully1 (U20686)
posted 37 minutes ago
comment by Gingernuts (U2992)
posted 11 minutes ago
comment by Silver (U6112)
posted 32 seconds ago
I tend to agree, ginger . They’ll likely get the benefit of the doubt if they ever achieve it and form the first government but the fundamentalist vote could go elsewhere. Who’s to say they won’t just reinvent as ‘the’ centre left party assuming Labour continue to wither?
----------------------------------------------------------------------

It’s all possible but I see them as managing to control the country now for 15 years and counting despite their abhorrent record on education and all things health.

Get the country independence and who is likely to shift them? It’ll be some time for sure and how much more damage will they do with far less money is my concern?

The Tories have a license to do almost as they want especially with emergency powers right now but they have a growing dissatisfaction from within that should prevent their worst excesses in more normal times. They’ve also something of an opposition albeit paltry.

The SNP have nothing to worry about. They can effectively do as they please. Change the voting system perhaps? Who knows?
----------------------------------------------------------------------
The voting system in Scotland was changed for Scottish Parliamentary elections when the Parliament was set up. We don't operate first past the post up here as we have an element of proportional representation known as the additional member system.

That system makes it very difficult for any party to gain a majority. So, if the SNP do actually achieve that majority it will be because they have persuaded the majority of Scottish people to vote for them. Rather than the rather condescending and disrespectful view that somehow the SNP are sleep-walking the electorate into a banana republic.
----------------------------------------------------------------------
I think after the first independent Scottish parliament (which I think the SNP would carry) its anyone’s guess really. If folk recall we had rainbow and really “balanced” parliaments up until Iain Gray and the ideological opposition to independence from Scottish Labour versus the undoubted charisma of Alex salmond. Had Labour placed their “A” team in holyrood we may have continued to see a more balanced parliament.

The banana republic chat is cretinous.
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And racist.
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