TuS Twitteractiviti 20-22 August 2019 August 22, 2019johnrobertson834 The GERS data is ludicrous: Scotland does not generate 60% of the UK’s net fiscal deficit https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/14605/city-london-extracts-wealth-rest-uks-regions-inquiry-submission-finds AdvertisementShare this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading...
Hi John – the new twitter activity round-up feature is a great idea. I’m sure it must have done the twitter rounds but can I use this space to mention a story that had completely passed me by but appeared recently in the Herod?
This reported that the tory candidate in the upcoming Scottish Parlt by-election for the Shetland Constituency had been fined £600 for breaching the peace whilst attending a local football match.
I assumed it must have been a youthful indiscretion but noted that the gent was 38yrs of age at the time. Oh well – I daresay he had his reasons.
Probably did him some good when it came to Davidson making the candidate selection (one can imagine the thought process in action “I say, what? – This chap should be keen as mustard on the OBFA issue. He’s the chappie for jolly old us – what?” Link and snippet below:
Tory by-election candidate once fined £600 for hurling abuse at amateur football
By Alistair Grant Political Correspondent
A TORY candidate in the upcoming Shetland by-election was once fined £600 for hurling abuse during a heated amateur football match.
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Tiny, but encouraging nonetheless, result from the recent justified public scrutiny of the Saxe-Coburg family’s addiction to fantastically expensive, luxury travel arrangements. Link and snippet below:
William and Kate take budget flight from Norwich to Aberdeen
The royal couple and their children took the Flybe jet from Norwich Airport to Aberdeen on Thursday morning.
It comes a week after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were criticised in some circles for using private jets.
Tickets from Norwich to Aberdeen cost from £73.05 per person, according to Flybe’s website.