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John Finnie MSP Welcomes Prison Phone Blocking

Local MSP John Finnie the Scottish Greens Justice spokesperson has welcomed moves to block mobile phone signals in Scottish prisons after receiving assurances from the Scottish Government that those living near prisons would not be affected. 160 more words

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Green politicians are optimistic about the future of Erasmus post-Brexit

When people talk about Brexit, not everyone shares the same optimism about what the future will bring.

The Erasmus exchange programme is something many students feared will come to an end following Britain’s departure from the EU. 336 more words


Environmental Court a Must for Scotland

Local MSP John Finnie, Scottish Greens, has asked why the  Scottish Government is against creating a specialist environmental court, or tribunal, when the UK leaves the European Union. 338 more words

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Scotland needs environmental court say Scottish Greens as John Finnie steps up attack over government rejection

SCOTLAND must set up an environmental court if it is to have any real power to tackle related crime after Brexit, the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was told today. 473 more words

Watch Scottish Green's Mark Ruskell on why he thinks extended fracking moratorium in Scotland doesn't go far enough and what more needs done

MARK Ruskell, the Scottish Green Party’s Energy and Environment spokesman, has warned more work is  needed to ensure a ban on fracking in Scotland can be made permanent… 60 more words

Scottish Green Party energy spokesman Mark Ruskell warns victory against fracking isn't 'watertight' yet

THE Scottish Green Party has warned work still needs to be done to ensure Scotland is free from the spectre of fracking.

It welcomed the Scottish Government’s extension of the moratorium on its use across the country. 371 more words

Green campaigners 60,000 thank yous as Scots politicians urged to ensure fracking ban cannot be scuppered by Westminster

SCOTLAND’S green campaigners celebrated today’s historic ban on fracking – but urged the Holyrood government to act quickly to ensure the decision cannot be scuppered by a Westminster led Brexit. 1,197 more words