Alister Jack

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Plans by Westminster to block Scottish bottle deposit scheme a ‘travesty’
Environmental campaigners furious Alister Jack intends to deny trade exemption for bottle recycling proposals

Sandra Laville and Severin Carrell

13, Mar, 2023 @3:58 PM

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UK government poised to block Scottish bottle recycling scheme
SNP request for trade exemption set to be rejected in latest clash after gender recognition row

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

13, Mar, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Tories, ask yourselves: how is closed-door squabbling at No 10 going to save the United Kingdom? | Henry Hill
With Nicola Sturgeon gone, there will be new focus on the independence debate. But the government’s mechanism to respond is a shambles, says Henry Hill, deputy editor of ConservativeHome

Henry Hill

17, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Stoking a culture war? No, Nicola Sturgeon, this is about balancing conflicting rights | Sonia Sodha
Scottish gender reform plans jeopardise legal protections for women

Sonia Sodha

21, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland secretary is acting like a governor general
First minister says Alister Jack’s block on gender law marks ‘new and more dangerous phase for devolution’

Libby Brooks Scotland corespondent

20, Jan, 2023 @9:46 AM

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Labour’s UK and Scottish leaders try to end row over gender recognition bill
Head of Scottish party Anas Sarwar says there is no disagreement with Keir Starmer over transgender rights reform

Libby Brooks, Kiran Stacey and Pippa Crerar

18, Jan, 2023 @5:36 PM

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Misogyny hidden in plain uniformed sight – but Braverman pulls her punches over the Met
Sex offender David Carrick is sacked. But will heads roll under the home secretary or many more officers slip under the radar?

John Crace

17, Jan, 2023 @7:48 PM

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Westminster block on Scotland’s gender recognition bill may be gift to the SNP
While young transgender Scots express anger and frustration at intervention, critics doubt the looming legal battle will bring any more clarity

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

17, Jan, 2023 @7:18 PM

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Court battle looms as UK ministers block Scottish gender recognition law
Nicola Sturgeon says her government will ‘vigorously defend’ legislation by seeking judicial review of decision

Peter Walker and Libby Brooks

17, Jan, 2023 @4:23 PM

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Rishi Sunak blocks Scotland’s gender recognition legislation
UK ministers to use provisions in Scotland Act to block legislation making it easier for transgender people to self-identify

Pippa Crerar and Libby Brooks

16, Jan, 2023 @6:05 PM

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Sunak government threatens to block Scottish gender recognition law
Ministers considering ‘nuclear option’ after MSPs overwhelmingly back bill on transgender rights

Libby Brooks and Peter Walker

22, Dec, 2022 @11:08 PM

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Whitehall chief looking at whether to stop civil service work on Scotland vote
Scotland secretary tells MPs Simon Case is considering issue related to would-be independence referendum

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

28, Nov, 2022 @9:22 PM

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