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Salmond told Holyrood; “Scotland has not failed – its leadership has failed.’ And the Scottish press / mainstream media has also failed Scotland

When Alex Salmond, the former First Minister of Scotland, gave evidence at the ‘Sturgeon-gate’ inquiry into the Scot-Govt’s ‘biased and botched’ handling of sexual misconduct allegations, he told Holyrood MPs; “Scotland has not failed; its leadership has failed.”  He added; “The collective behaviour of the Scottish Government has shed a light on a government whose actions are no longer true to the principles of openness, accountability and transparency, which are the core principles on which this Scottish parliament was founded.” He also lamented the fact that no one had taken the blame after the government was found to have acted unlawfully in
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With Alex Salmond, it’s simply Common Sense* for a Scottish Independence supermajority

The first thing we did after I launched Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party in April 2017 was to write and publish an Open Letter to the SNP (led by N. Sturgeon) inviting her to form a progressive alliance with SIRP  – so as to maximise the Scottish Independence vote using the otherwise useless 1 million wasted Vote-2 SNP list votes in favour of  our Vote-2-Indy list party. https://bit.ly/3w0sk9G The logic for this was so glaring that even the politically blind could have seen it. But the SNP was then (and still is now) politically blind. The SNP/Sturgeon (lack of) logic was
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