Bill Walker

Wednesday 4 June 2014

CONSENSUS is being sought among political leaders in Scotland to extend the Recall Bill in the Queen's Speech, aimed at sacking MPs guilty of wrongdoing, to Holyrood and MSPs.

Thursday 24 April 2014

THE Scottish criminal justice system seems intent on pursuing a course that favours the offender at the expense of society in general ("Clean slate for criminals who get up to four years in prison", The Herald, April 23).

Thursday 17 April 2014

A shamed former politician has lost a bid to overturn his convictions for twice assaulting a woman during a catalogue of domestic abuse that earned him a prison sentence.

Sunday 13 April 2014

THE UK Independence Party has emerged as the biggest financial loser in all three of Holyrood's recent by-elections.