CONSENSUS is being sought among political leaders to extend a Bill aimed at sacking MPs guilty of wrongdoing to MSPs.
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.
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).
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.
THE UK Independence Party has emerged as the biggest financial loser in all three of Holyrood's recent by-elections.