The SNP’s Scotland and slippery women

The SNP Government has published Scotland's Right to Choose. Possibly the inspiration comes from 'a woman's right to choose'. The Abortion Act 1967 was passed with assurances that 'social' abortion would not occur. More than 50 years later few people recall this and the debate is now about 'a woman's right to choose'. It has …

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Government by stealth and NHS privatisation

The Scottish Christian Party has for long highlighted Government by stealth. It is back on the agenda through the crowd-funded documentary The Great NHS Heist. Dr Bob Gill claims that there is long-term plan for trashing the welfare state and privatisation of the NHS by stealth. A short interview with Dr Gill is here, the …

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There is a Christian Party

"There is a Christian Party – I like that!" This is good news. When Donald Dewar, the first First Minister of the reconstituted Scottish Parliament in 1999, launched the Scotland Bill in 1997 he announced: "There shall be a Scottish parliament," and added: "I like that!" Similarly, "There is a Christian Party – I like …

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Ineffective deradicalisation programmes

The two London Bridge murders by a radicalised terrorist highlight the ineffectiveness of some prison deradicalisation programmes. Those jailed for islamic terrorism offences are reaching the end of their prison sentences, and their release from prison will test the rehabilitation programmes during their imprisonment. The current stabbings demonstrate that the value of human life was …

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The BBC and the democratic deficit

Voters complain that they hear from would-be politicians only at election time. The fact is that most voters don't want to hear from would-be politicians at any time but only from those who are already in power or likely to be helped by their political party to gain power. The same is true of the …

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Christians and political party loyalty

Brexit has tested Westminster party loyalties to breaking point and it is testing the raison d’être of these parties.  There is a realignment along Brexit lines and this General Election is clearly about Brexit – unless one is a Tory. Boris Johnson and the Tories are clearly fighting for their party rather than the country, …

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