Tag Archives: Police Scotland

On the delicate art of minute-taking

The Scottish cabinet secretary for justice, Michael Matheson, has got himself into a spot of bother over a meeting he had with the then chair of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA). The facts are briefly these. The SPA agreed that … Continue reading

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Season’s greetings from the SNP

There’s irony. And then there’s SNP irony. This is part of a message tweeted the other day by the unfortunate Derek Mackay MSP, SNP minister for (lack of) transport. I can’t be bothered to include the photo that followed, of … Continue reading

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Sir Stephen House – a brief note

As I write, the press has just revealed that the departing chief constable of Police Scotland, Sir Stephen House, is to receive a £500,000 ‘pay off’ and a pension of £100,000 a year. Parts of the media and some of … Continue reading

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