Report into marches and parades finds 'few issues of major concern'
AN independent report looking at marches and parades in Scotland has found they are "for the most part" well-organised and professionally-run.
The study, carried out for the Scottish Government, said that "despite widespread public perceptions about the particular impacts of Loyal Order and Irish Republican marches, few issues of major concern were raised".
Dr Michael Rosie, a senior lecturer in sociology at Edinburgh University who led the work, said: "The vast majority of Scotland's marches and parades are well-organised, carefully planned and well-stewarded.... read more
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