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Patrick Grady inquiry dropped by Met Police as victim feared he would face reprisals

A POLICE probe into SNP sex-pest Patrick Grady was ditched after the victim asked officers to “drop” the case. It is understood the 25-year-old told the Metropolitan Police he did not want to proceed amid fears it would impact his “already intolerable working environment." At the weekend detectives confirmed they were no longer looking into claims the former Nats chief whip was involved in a sexual assault incident in London in 2016.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  20 minutes ago 0
Patrick Grady inquiry dropped by Met Police as victim feared he would face reprisals

Lanarkshire MSP says urgency needed for treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions

Meghan Gallacher’s call comes after new figures showed that more than 45 per cent of patients needing treatment waited over four weeks to be seen after being referred. A Lanarkshire MSP says more urgency must be given to treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Meghan Gallacher’s call comes after new figures showed that more than 45 per cent of patients needing treatment for the likes of bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons and connective tissues waited over four weeks to be seen after being referred.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 2
Lanarkshire MSP says urgency needed for treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions

Boris Johnson invites Nicola Sturgeon to UK summit on cost of living crisis after thank you for Ukraine support

The Prime Minister used a call to the SNP leader and Welsh Labour FM on Monday to issue the invitation to a meeting later this year. Boris Johnson has invited Nicola Sturgeon to a UK summit on the cost of living crisis after phoning the First Minister to thank her for her support for Ukraine.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 4
Boris Johnson invites Nicola Sturgeon to UK summit on cost of living crisis after thank you for Ukraine support

SNP will block estate sales to curb ‘excessive power’ of landowners

State seeking unprecedented powers to block or intervene in land deals in bid to ‘achieve social justice and build a fairer society’ SNP ministers would be able to block private sales of Scottish countryside estates and will attempt to compel lairds to publicly register their holdings under plans to curb the “excessive power” of landowners.

telegraph.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 32
SNP will block estate sales to curb ‘excessive power’ of landowners

SNP MSP Emma Roddick 'gutted' after Shetland Pride speech cancelled in favour of older male MP Alistair Carmichael

Pride organisers should be “more careful” when it comes to platforming voices, a young, queer female MSP has said, after her speech was cancelled in favour of an older male MP. Emma Roddick, SNP MSP for the Highlands and Islands and a queer woman, told The Scotsman she felt “gutted” after her speech at the first Pride in Shetland event was cancelled.

scotsman.com ,  6 hours ago 7
SNP MSP Emma Roddick 'gutted' after Shetland Pride speech cancelled in favour of older male MP Alistair Carmichael

The SNP’s latest change of tactics is a gift to the Unionist media

I REMEMBER being so annoyed when I heard Alex Salmond say that independence was to be established by holding a referendum rather than the traditional SNP policy, which was even accepted at the time by Margaret Thatcher, that they only needed to win a majority of Westminster Scottish seats.

www-tmp.thenational.scot ,  6 hours ago 93
The SNP’s latest change of tactics is a gift to the Unionist media

Labour will not do post-election deal with SNP, says Scottish leader

Labour will not do any deals with the SNP after the next general election, the party's Scottish leader has said. Anas Sarwar said there would be no pact between the parties even in the event of a hung parliament. The Scottish Labour leader was setting out his proposals for the future of the UK in a speech at Westminster.

bbc.com ,  7 hours ago 0
Labour will not do post-election deal with SNP, says Scottish leader

Calls for SNP to ban Patrick Grady return after Met Police drop sexual allegations probe

The SNP is facing calls to block the disgraced MP after the Metropolitan Police dropped their probe into allegations of sexual harassment. Wendy Chamberlain, the Liberal Democrat chief whip, said the decision not to progress with a criminal investigation into Patrick Grady does not excuse what the MP did.

scotsman.com ,  8 hours ago 0
Calls for SNP to ban Patrick Grady return after Met Police drop sexual allegations probe

SNP could face legal showdown with UK Government over gender recognition reforms

The UK Government’s attorney general has warned she could seek to block the SNP’s gender reform bill in Holyrood. The UK Government’s attorney general has warned she could seek to block the SNP’s gender reform bill in Holyrood. Tory legal minister Suella Braverman sparked a constitutional row over Scottish Government plans to make it easier for transgender people to self-identify.

thecourier.co.uk ,  9 hours ago 28
SNP could face legal showdown with UK Government over gender recognition reforms

SNP sex pest MP Patrick Grady faces no further police investigations

The Met Police has dropped an inquiry after a complaint against Patrick Grady forced him to stand aside from the SNP Westminster group. SNP MP Patrick Grady is facing no further police action into allegations of sexual harassment against a party staff member in Westminster. The Glasgow North MP stood away from his SNP membership after the Met police opened an inquiry into the claims against him.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  9 hours ago 0
SNP sex pest MP Patrick Grady faces no further police investigations

Yes movement's tent pegs must be widened if we are to achieve our goal

LAST week, I was pleased to take my nine-year-old son and march with our brothers and sisters in the wider Yes family from Stirling Bridge to Bannockburn battlefield on what was a beautiful and optimistic summer’s day. As we arrived at the rally, I listened intently to the speeches and appreciated an appeal made by Alyn Smith MP, to those politically affiliated and unaffiliated, when he said: “The SNP does not have a monopoly on independence.”

www-tmp.thenational.scot ,  9 hours ago 5
Yes movement's tent pegs must be widened if we are to achieve our goal

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon shows she'll do all she can within the law – Ian Swanson

A majority of Scots don’t want an independence referendum on Nicola Sturgeon's chosen date of October 19 next year, a poll shows. [Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article.] They probably don't need to worry.

edinburghnews.scotsman.com ,  10 hours ago 1
Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon shows she'll do all she can within the law – Ian Swanson

Sexual harassment investigation against MP Patrick Grady has been dropped

Scotland Yard has dropped its investigation into sexual harassment claims against former SNP MP Patrick Grady, saying ‘no further action’ will be taken. Detectives said they made the decision after speaking to the alleged victim. The former chief whip resigned after police launched the probe into allegations he groped a 19-year-old staff member at an east London pub in 2016.

metro.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 0
Sexual harassment investigation against MP Patrick Grady has been dropped

Glasgow City Council sell Rolls Royce gifted to them by Tunnock’s tycoon

A Rolls Royce worth £235,000 which was gifted to Glasgow City Council by Sir Boyd Tunnock has been sold at auction - after it was left parked up for three years. The biscuit tycoon, 89, gifted the local authority the luxury car in 2018. At the time, the gift unveiled by former SNP Lord Provost Eva Bolander attracted criticism amid cuts and hikes in nursery fees.

glasgowtimes.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 20
Glasgow City Council sell Rolls Royce gifted to them by Tunnock’s tycoon

Keir Starmer commits to hard Brexit as he rules out rejoining single market

Labour leader Keir Starmer to unveil plan to 'make Brexit work' LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer is to double down on his commitment to a hard Brexit as he sets out his position on the EU. The former Remain campaigner will vow not to take the UK back into the single market or restore freedom of movement as he sets out his plan to “make Brexit work”.

www-tmp.thenational.scot ,  12 hours ago 1
Keir Starmer commits to hard Brexit as he rules out rejoining single market

Scottish devolution was a disaster, and the English are letting the SNP get away with it

Nicola Sturgeon's failures, from declining schools to a miserably high drug addiction rate, ought to draw the ire of Westminster politicians The tragedy of Scottish Unionists is, first, their entire system of government is calibrated towards independence and, second, the English don’t realise (or perhaps care).

telegraph.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 194
Scottish devolution was a disaster, and the English are letting the SNP get away with it

Dear Keir, denial of democracy will end in tears for Labour and the Union

Keir Starmer, denial of democracy will end in tears for you and the Union George Kerevan pens an open letter to Labour leader Keir Starmer on his plans to rule out working with the SNP and block indyref2... WE have never met formally, though we did exchange a few words when I was an SNP MP, a while back.

www-tmp.thenational.scot ,  16 hours ago 5
Dear Keir, denial of democracy will end in tears for Labour and the Union

Poll blow for Nicola Sturgeon: SNP would get just 47% of votes in Scotland if party turns next general election into vote on independence, survey shows

Sturgeon plans to hijack the election as single-issue vote on breaking up Britain But the poll revealed that the SNP would win only 47 per cent of the vote The Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dems are forecast to win 50 per cent of votes Nicola Sturgeon’s hopes of turning the next general election into a ‘de facto’ independence referendum suffered a blow after a poll revealed the SNP will fall short of votes.

dailymail.co.uk ,  19 hours ago 16
Poll blow for Nicola Sturgeon: SNP would get just 47% of votes in Scotland if party turns next general election into vote on independence, survey shows

Patrick Grady: Police drop investigation into allegations against former SNP MP

A SEXUAL harassment investigation into MP Patrick Grady has been dropped. The Metropolitan Police said on Sunday that no further action was being taken against the MP for Glasgow North after officers spoke to the alleged victim. The former chief whip for the SNP resigned his party membership after police began investigating an incident in an east London pub in 2016.

www-tmp.thenational.scot ,  1 day ago 11
Patrick Grady: Police drop investigation into allegations against former SNP MP

Cops drop investigation into former SNP MP Patrick Grady accused of sexual harassment

A POLICE enquiry into allegations against Glasgow MP Patrick Grady has been dropped. Grady gave up his SNP membership to sit as an independent when cops confirmed they would look into an alleged incident in a London pub in 2016. A force spokesperson told the BBC: "Officers carried out inquiries, including speaking to the alleged victim.

thesun.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
Cops drop investigation into former SNP MP Patrick Grady accused of sexual harassment