Labour lodge complaint over SNP independence Bill conduct



Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has complained to the Holyrood authorities over Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to publish a new referendum Bill while MSPs are on their two-week Autumn break.
The Lothians MSP says such a move is not “within the spirit” of ministerial rules which state that all “important announcements” should be made to Parliament when it was sitting.
The Labour leader says taking advantage of a “short recess” is aimed at avoiding scrutiny of MSPs in a letter to Holyrood Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh.
“I would appreciate clarification from you about what your expectation is of... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 44
Source: Scotsman
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