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Tories accused of "dodgy" election spending after flood of leaflets

One of the Scottish Tory leaflets

THE Scottish Conservatives have been accused of importing the “dodgy” election tactics that led to criminal investigations into some of their MPs south of the border.

12:09am Friday 28 April 2017

Scots Jewish leader sparks row over 'anti-semitism' at parliamentary Palestinian rights group

Scots Jewish leader sparks row over 'anti-semitism' at parliamentary Palestinian rights group

ONE of Scotland’s leading Jews has told of her shock saying she was branded an “ideological terrorist” at a summit to discuss anti-semitism.

12:10am Friday 28 April 2017

Conservative MSP resigns from Holyrood to fight in General Election

John Lamont

VOTERS in the Borders are facing a Holyrood by-election on the same day as the general election, after the Tory MSP John Lamont resigned his seat to stand for Westminster.

2:19pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

New Tory MSP sold £30,000 of tobacco shares days after being sworn in

Bill Bowman MSP

SCOTLAND’s newest MSP sold nearly £30,000 of shares in a tobacco company days after he was sworn in at Holyrood.

12:12am Sunday 23 April 2017

Tory MSP to quit Holyrood for General Election constituency fight

John Lamont, MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders. Photo: Twitter

A Tory MSP has announced he will stand down at Holyrood to focus on the fight for a target seat at Westminster.

3:21pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

MSP ticked off after foul-mouthed Trainspotting quote at Holyrood

The scene of the original swearing in Trainspotting

A GREEN MSP has been ticked off after quoting Trainspotting and swearing in the Holyrood chamber.

5:25pm Thursday 27 April 2017

Independence referendum date petition rejected by MSP committee

Independence referendum date petition rejected by MSP committee

MSPs have rejected a petition urging the Scottish Government not to seek a second independence referendum until after 2020.

12:40pm Thursday 27 April 2017

Labour MSP claims reputation of police watchdog 'in crisis'

Labour MSP claims reputation of police watchdog 'in crisis'

The reputation of Scotland's police watchdog is in crisis as a result of the performance of the chairman, MSPs have been told.

4:03pm Wednesday 26 April 2017

Fraud probe MP says she will not stand for re-election in Glasgow East

Nicola Sturgeon and Natalie McGarry (centre) after the 2015 election

THE Glasgow East MP Natalie McGarry has confirmed she will not stand for re-election.

12:07am Wednesday 26 April 2017

Brian Whittle - the accidental politician on the Holyrood fast track

Conservative MSP and former athlete Brian Whittle at Holyrood. STY WHITTAKERPic Gordon Terris/Sunday Herald20/4/17

OLYMPIAN turned MSP Brian Whittle feigns being out of breath and on the verge of a collapse after climbing two flights of stairs to his office at Holyrood as if he had just breasted the tape in a pulsating 400 metre race in his sporting heyday.

12:09am Sunday 23 April 2017
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