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Corporate ownership of our Police force, and prisons

Suggested by: Jenny Meade (14 May, '20) Upvoted: 12 Jan 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: 12 Jan 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: yesterday Comments: 1
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Empty Homes

Suggested by: C Savage (11 May, '20) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '20 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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Enquire why Covid 19 testing has not utilised expertise and specialised equipment in university labs

Suggested by: Peter Brown (16 May, '20) Upvoted: 23 Dec, '20 Comments: 3
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Commercial peat extraction in central Scotland

Suggested by: Donald McPhillimy (23 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 26 Dec, '20 Comments: 1
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Issues around Scottish Government over-ruling council decisions on developments

Suggested by: Alison B (19 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 26 Dec, '20 Comments: 2
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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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The conduct of oil firms operating in Scotland in regards to Coronavirus

Suggested by: Seán (01 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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Furlough fraud

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

Just how environmentally friendly is the electric car?

Suggested by: John Craig (28 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 19 Dec, '20 Comments: 2
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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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Scottish airports response to Covid19 in comparison to the rest of the UK

Suggested by: Fiona (22 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
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police scotland corruption

Suggested by: DC (05 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 03 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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What is preventing Scotland from reaping more of the benefits from its renewable energy resources?

Suggested by: Roddie Macpherson (12 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 21 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
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Care Homes, the Forgotten Service!

Suggested by: Mike Miller (21 May, '20) Upvoted: 28 Oct, '20 Comments: 1
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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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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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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: 22 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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Polls - Are we getting the full picture?

Suggested by: Christopher Cowdy (15 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 19 Nov, '20 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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Active travel infrastructure since lockdown

Suggested by: Chris (30 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 12 Aug, '20 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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Why was covid 19 & ppe downgraded

Suggested by: Dave MacKechnie (28 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 29 Jun, '20 Comments: 0
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Comparisons of care home deaths across the four UK nations

Suggested by: Sean (19 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 21 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
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Outstanding manifesto commitments from 2007 onwards

Suggested by: Susie Ross (18 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 24 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
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Are the UK government's covid-19 tests a hoax?

Suggested by: Lachlan (04 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 19 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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How Many Children Has Boris Johnson Fathered?

Suggested by: MR JULIAN W DYER (23 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 22 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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The loss of social housing across the Transformational Regeneration Areas in Glasgow

Suggested by: Molly (10 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 22 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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Nature Scot gives green light to shoot Hinds and Calfs from 1st september

Suggested by: Jim (10 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 11 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
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Mass surveilllance

Suggested by: Kevin Cahill (09 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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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: 0
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White Collar Crime Involving Covid Fund

Suggested by: Sean Stirling (06 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 12 Aug, '20 Comments: 0
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Crofting and grazing collectivisation

Suggested by: F I MacIllFhinnein (28 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 01 Jul, '20 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: 23 Jun, '20 Comments: 0
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The reasons behind national differences in Covid-19 excess death statistics

Suggested by: Tom Dargie (13 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 19 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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British food standards.

Suggested by: Susan Gassaway (07 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 19 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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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: 19 Nov, '20 Comments: 3
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The Scottish people are Sovereign

Suggested by: William Purves (11 Jan) Upvoted: 11 Jan Comments: 1
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Lockdown fines

Suggested by: Frank Scott (26 May, '20) Upvoted: 26 May, '20 Comments: 1
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Confucious Institute - Scottish Government finances a body of the Chines Communist Party.

Suggested by: John McGowan (14 Jan) Upvoted: 14 Jan Comments: 0
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What good is the Care Inspectorate?

Suggested by: Jake Williams (08 Jan) Upvoted: 08 Jan Comments: 0
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Scottish Councils Invest "Spare" Funds in Risky English Councils

Suggested by: Bill Kerr-Smith (26 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 26 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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The contents of the Tory whip's safe.

Suggested by: Mr M S (18 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 18 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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Covid Vaccination Rollout

Suggested by: Andrew Unsworth (18 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 18 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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the removal of children at birth from mothers

Suggested by: Maggie Mellon (15 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 15 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
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