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Corporate ownership of our Police force, and prisons

Suggested by: Jenny Meade (14 May, '20) Upvoted: 13 Feb Comments: 1
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Investigation of the detrimental effects on the environment of modern forestry extraction.

Suggested by: John Craig (10 May, '20) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 4
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Empty Homes

Suggested by: C Savage (11 May, '20) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 4
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Intensive dairy farming, river, land and estuary pollution caused by slurry runoff and leaks.

Suggested by: Rob Spence (25 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 1
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Enquire why Covid 19 testing has not utilised expertise and specialised equipment in university labs

Suggested by: Peter Brown (16 May, '20) Upvoted: 02 Mar Comments: 3
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Commercial peat extraction in central Scotland

Suggested by: Donald McPhillimy (23 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 1
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Transfer of the former St Peter’s Seminary to Kilmahew Education Trust

Suggested by: Njáll Huggan (25 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 23 Dec, '20 Comments: 7
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Issues around Scottish Government over-ruling council decisions on developments

Suggested by: Alison B (19 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 3
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Just how environmentally friendly is the electric car?

Suggested by: John Craig (28 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 3
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Millionaires control developments around Loch Lomond

Suggested by: Loch Lomond peasants or plebs - it feels like this (19 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 5
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The conduct of oil firms operating in Scotland in regards to Coronavirus

Suggested by: Seán (01 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 0
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the use of formalin in marine industries.

Suggested by: bertram sømme (24 May, '20) Upvoted: 23 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
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police scotland corruption

Suggested by: DC (05 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 31 Mar Comments: 0
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Furlough fraud

Suggested by: Proudhon (28 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '20 Comments: 2
Planned

Care Homes, the Forgotten Service!

Suggested by: Mike Miller (21 May, '20) Upvoted: 31 Mar Comments: 1
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Scottish airports response to Covid19 in comparison to the rest of the UK

Suggested by: Fiona (22 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 02 Mar Comments: 1
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Police Scotlands issuing of Order under Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

Suggested by: Michael Traill (21 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 05 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
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UK Gov Modernisation of Nuclear Weapons, Scottish Gov responsibilities under civil contingencies act

Suggested by: Janet Fenton (19 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 22 Dec, '20 Comments: 1
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Mass surveilllance

Suggested by: Kevin Cahill (09 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 0
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DDR planning to ruin Inverkeithing

Suggested by: Natalie Novick (08 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 02 Mar Comments: 1
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Tier 4 stores that are open not allowing staff to carry mobile phones with the track and trace app

Suggested by: Jon Side (07 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 0
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Outstanding manifesto commitments from 2007 onwards

Suggested by: Susie Ross (18 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 0
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Polls - Are we getting the full picture?

Suggested by: Christopher Cowdy (15 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 02 Mar Comments: 0
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GERS The worlds most complete and utter Big Lie Propaganda construction.

Suggested by: Brian Innes-Will MA Hons Econ Sc. (22 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
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Active travel infrastructure since lockdown

Suggested by: Chris (30 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 15 Feb Comments: 0
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Why was covid 19 & ppe downgraded

Suggested by: Dave MacKechnie (28 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 0
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How Many Children Has Boris Johnson Fathered?

Suggested by: MR JULIAN W DYER (23 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 01 Feb Comments: 2
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Confucious Institute - Scottish Government finances a body of the Chines Communist Party.

Suggested by: John McGowan (14 Jan) Upvoted: 01 Apr Comments: 1
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Investigation into Scottish Government in relation to £47 million PPE contract for Continuum

Suggested by: Sophie (18 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 21 Mar Comments: 1
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Allotments

Suggested by: Natalie Novick (17 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 1
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Can localism thrive at the current rate of pay of LA Councillors or is centralisation inevitable

Suggested by: nicola mclelland (07 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 18 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
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PPE Prevented from being sent to Scotland by UK Gov

Suggested by: Bill Boggia (03 May, '20) Upvoted: 28 Jun, '20 Comments: 1
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Update your analysis of Scottish balance of trade

Suggested by: Dr Richard Saville-Smith (29 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 0
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Green incentives in Scotland v England

Suggested by: Lisa Glaze (31 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 0
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Student Accommodation

Suggested by: George McQuilkin (21 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 10 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
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Rural house price levels

Suggested by: F I MacIllFhinnein (28 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 0
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Crofting and grazing collectivisation

Suggested by: F I MacIllFhinnein (28 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 0
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Resumption of elective surgery in Scotland and use of private hospitals

Suggested by: Dale Robertson (20 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 0
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Suggested by: Ray Calder (01 May, '20) Upvoted: 23 Jul, '20 Comments: 0
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The Scottish people are Sovereign

Suggested by: William Purves (11 Jan) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 2
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Scottish Councils Invest "Spare" Funds in Risky English Councils

Suggested by: Bill Kerr-Smith (26 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 2
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Media bias in Scottish Elections

Suggested by: A M Ross (11 Feb) Upvoted: 02 Mar Comments: 1
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Westminster funding of Scottish covid response

Suggested by: Allan Redpath (01 Feb) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 1
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Correct obvious errors before you go on to new reports

Suggested by: Mike Wallace (04 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
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Dr David Kelly's dodgy death

Suggested by: Phil Hayton (12 Apr) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 0
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Fife Council - Shepherd Offshore Education Campus Masterplan: White Elephant to World Class?

Suggested by: Robin Irwin (07 Mar) Upvoted: 08 Mar Comments: 0
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The possibility of Shetland and Orkney wanting a referendum to break from Scotland

Suggested by: David Hall (12 Feb) Upvoted: 02 Mar Comments: 0
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What good is the Care Inspectorate?

Suggested by: Jake Williams (08 Jan) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 0
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