Commenting on Sir Stephen House’s decision to step down early as chief constable of Police Scotland, John Finnie, Independent MSP for the Highlands & Islands and justice spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, said:
“It was clear from start of Police Scotland that Sir Stephen House had the necessary drive and authority to transform the various elements of policing across Scotland into a single public service.…
A managed transition away from North Sea oil and gas is the only responsible course of action to secure Scottish jobs, writes Patrick Harvie.
Since oil prices started to fluctuate in 2014, we’ve been hearing regular news about mass layoffs in the oil and gas industry. This insecurity in the sector has had devastating consequences for thousands of people and families who have made their living from working on oil rigs, refineries, research centres and power stations.…