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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: It’s time to dismantle the Crown Estate & transfer land & property to democratic control

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  Aid, British, England, English, Europe, Exploration, fish, Gas, great britain, Justice, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: It’s time to dismantle the Crown Estate & transfer land & property to democratic control

Source: Scottish Greens Fri 17 Aug, 2018 Forty years ago, the first fish farms appeared in Scotland’s west coast sea lochs. No planning consent was required and as they spread, local politicians and campaigners became aware of the unaccountable and remote body that is the Crown Estate Commissioners. Since 1961, they have been responsible for […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New Transport Secretary challenged to prioritise bus & rail, and drop outdated obsession with more & bigger roads

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Aid, Economy, England, English, Europe, great britain, Investment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New Transport Secretary challenged to prioritise bus & rail, and drop outdated obsession with more & bigger roads

Source: Scottish Greens Wed 15 Aug, 2018 A year on from the opening of the M8 project it’s never been clearer that a far better use of public money would be investment in the buses and trains many more people rely on every day, and shifting freight from roads to rail. John Finnie MSP New […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: By injecting humanity into the new Scottish social security system, we can bring the giant of poverty down to size

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Aid, Banking and Finance, British, Education, Employment, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: By injecting humanity into the new Scottish social security system, we can bring the giant of poverty down to size

Source: Scottish Greens Fri 10 Aug, 2018 Three-quarters of a century ago, the economist and social reformer William Beveridge identified five issues that needed to be tackled to make a better Britain. He declared that there were five giant evils on the road to reconstruction: poverty, disease, ignorance, squalor and idleness. To defeat these giants, […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Thousands of Scots could be spared from hated benefits assessment as a result of Scottish Green changes to social security law

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, great britain, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Thousands of Scots could be spared from hated benefits assessment as a result of Scottish Green changes to social security law

Source: Scottish Greens Fri 10 Aug, 2018 These figures show how much scope there is to reduce the number of disability benefits assessments that so many Scots have to suffer through. Alison Johnstone MSP Thousands of Scots could be spared from hated benefits assessment as a result of Scottish Green changes to social security law, […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ten communities first to benefit from Green rail fund

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Aid, Budget, Business, Commerce, England, English, Environment, Europe, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ten communities first to benefit from Green rail fund

Source: Scottish Greens Thu 9 Aug, 2018 Re-opening rail stations takes time, but today’s announcement is the first step in a rail revolution that will lead to a positive legacy for generations to come. Mark Ruskell MSP Ten communities will be the first to benefit from a new rail fund set up by the Scottish […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Careful consideration needs given to third consecutive drop in Higher passes

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  Aid, Education, England, English, Europe, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Careful consideration needs given to third consecutive drop in Higher passes

Source: Scottish Greens Tue 7 Aug, 2018 We cannot pretend that all is rosy in Scottish education when we are down 3,500 teachers from a decade ago. Ross Greer MSP A 3rd annual drop in the Higher pass rate must be carefully monitored, Scottish Greens education spokesperson Ross Greer MSP warned today (7 Aug). This […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: If Serco and the Home Office want to throw people onto the street, they’ll first have to get past the people of Glasgow

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  British, England, English, Environment, Europe, great britain, Health, Immigration, Labour, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: If Serco and the Home Office want to throw people onto the street, they’ll first have to get past the people of Glasgow

Source: Scottish Greens Sat 4 Aug, 2018 The Westminster government has unleashed yet another tragedy on Glasgow. 330 asylum seekers are set to be forcibly evicted from their homes. Hundreds of vulnerable people will be made homeless, creating a humanitarian crisis. Serco, contracted by the Home Office to provide asylum seeker housing, is moving to […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ministers turning blind eye to wildlife mass slaughter as open season on mountain hares begins

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Ministers turning blind eye to wildlife mass slaughter as open season on mountain hares begins

Source: Scottish Greens Wed 1 Aug, 2018 Sporting estates’ belief that it protects grouse against viruses has no basis in science, so the failure to ban this horrific practice shows commercial interests are driving government policy. Alison Johnstone MSP Scottish Ministers are being accused by a Green MSP of turning a blind eye to the […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: We need action now to prevent climate change from becoming unmanageable

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  Aid, Climate, Climate Change, Donald Trump, England, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, great britain, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Norway, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, Social Media, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: We need action now to prevent climate change from becoming unmanageable

Source: Scottish Greens Fri 27 Jul, 2018 This summer’s weather has been extraordinary, not just in Scotland but around the world. It has been accompanied by the usual slew of online articles about how to get to sleep in the warm weather (has anyone actually managed to fit a pillow in the freezer?) and the […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Wightman proposes changes to help councils tackle housing crisis by controlling holiday accommodation

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Greens, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Wightman proposes changes to help councils tackle housing crisis by controlling holiday accommodation

Source: Scottish Greens Tue 24 Jul, 2018 The Scottish Government has chosen not to bring short-term lets and holiday homes into the planning system, so I will lead the change. Andy Wightman MSP A Scottish Green MSP is proposing changes to the law to help local councils tackle Scotland’s housing crisis by controlling the controversial […]

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