Monthly Archives: October 2000

(226)  SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT ELECTION 2003: RESULTS

On a turnout in the constituencies 48.1%, and on the regional lists of 46.3%, the Scottish Parliamentary elections on 1 May 2003 produced the following results (total seats first, constituency seats in brackets, indication of rise or fall in total number … Continue reading

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(225)  LOCKERBIE: CIVIL COMPENSATION DEAL?

Officials in London and Washington are discussing a statement from Libya which appears to accept civil (but not criminal) responsibility for the Lockerbie bombing. Latest reports over the long-running compensation issue suggest a fund to compensate victims’ families has been … Continue reading

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(224)  FOX-HUNTING CHARGES

Lothian and Borders Police confirmed on 29 April 2003 that Trevor Adams, manager of foxhounds for the Buccleuch Hunt, and Rory Innes, former master of the Jedforest Hunt, have each been charged with offences involving hunting foxes with dogs under … Continue reading

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(222)  FINAL REPORT ON THE FIRST SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT

In total 62 Bills were passed in the First Session of the Scottish Parliament, which was dissolved at midnight on 31 March 2003.  50 were Executive Bills (including 4 Budget Bills), 8 were Members’ Bills and 3 were Committee Bills.  … Continue reading

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(221)  TRADE MARKS: THE OLD FIRM FOLLOW ARSENAL

A street trader has been allowed to continue selling unofficial Old Firm merchandise after being cleared in Glasgow Sheriff Court of breaching the Trade Marks Act.  Joseph Gallacher sold unlicensed Celtic and Rangers goods from the back of a van … Continue reading

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