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Corporate ownership of our Police force, and prisons

Suggested by: Jenny Meade (14 May) Upvoted: 27 Nov Comments: 1
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Investigation of the detrimental effects on the environment of modern forestry extraction.

Suggested by: John Craig (10 May) Upvoted: 18 Nov Comments: 3
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Transfer of the former St Peter’s Seminary to Kilmahew Education Trust

Suggested by: Njáll Huggan (25 Jul) Upvoted: 26 Oct Comments: 7
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Intensive dairy farming, river, land and estuary pollution caused by slurry runoff and leaks.

Suggested by: Rob Spence (25 Jun) Upvoted: 26 Nov Comments: 1
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Empty Homes

Suggested by: C Savage (11 May) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
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the use of formalin in marine industries.

Suggested by: bertram sømme (24 May) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 1
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Furlough fraud

Suggested by: Proudhon (28 Jul) Upvoted: 26 Nov Comments: 2
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Commercial peat extraction in central Scotland

Suggested by: Donald McPhillimy (23 Jul) Upvoted: 21 Nov Comments: 1
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The conduct of oil firms operating in Scotland in regards to Coronavirus

Suggested by: Seán (01 Jul) Upvoted: 29 Jul Comments: 0
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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) Upvoted: 05 Nov Comments: 1
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Scottish airports response to Covid19 in comparison to the rest of the UK

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

Suggested by: DC (05 Nov) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Issues around Scottish Government over-ruling council decisions on developments

Suggested by: Alison B (19 Aug) Upvoted: 18 Nov Comments: 2
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Just how environmentally friendly is the electric car?

Suggested by: John Craig (28 Jun) Upvoted: 09 Nov Comments: 2
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Care Homes, the Forgotten Service!

Suggested by: Mike Miller (21 May) Upvoted: 28 Oct 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) Upvoted: 26 Nov 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) Upvoted: 18 Nov Comments: 1
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PPE Prevented from being sent to Scotland by UK Gov

Suggested by: Bill Boggia (03 May) Upvoted: 28 Jun Comments: 1
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Polls - Are we getting the full picture?

Suggested by: Christopher Cowdy (15 Oct) Upvoted: 19 Nov Comments: 0
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Student Accommodation

Suggested by: George McQuilkin (21 Jul) Upvoted: 10 Sep Comments: 0
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Active travel infrastructure since lockdown

Suggested by: Chris (30 Jun) Upvoted: 12 Aug Comments: 0
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Suggested by: Ray Calder (01 May) Upvoted: 23 Jul Comments: 0
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Why was covid 19 & ppe downgraded

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

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

Suggested by: Susie Ross (18 Oct) Upvoted: 24 Nov Comments: 0
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Nature Scot gives green light to shoot Hinds and Calfs from 1st september

Suggested by: Jim (10 Sep) Upvoted: 11 Sep Comments: 0
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Correct obvious errors before you go on to new reports

Suggested by: Mike Wallace (04 Sep) Upvoted: 26 Nov Comments: 0
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White Collar Crime Involving Covid Fund

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

Suggested by: F I MacIllFhinnein (28 Jun) Upvoted: 01 Jul Comments: 0
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Resumption of elective surgery in Scotland and use of private hospitals

Suggested by: Dale Robertson (20 Jun) Upvoted: 23 Jun 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) Upvoted: 19 Nov Comments: 3
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Lockdown fines

Suggested by: Frank Scott (26 May) Upvoted: 26 May Comments: 1
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The North Sea and decarbonisation of the UK

Suggested by: Neil Rothnie (20 Nov) Upvoted: 20 Nov Comments: 0
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Update your analysis of Scottish balance of trade

Suggested by: Dr Richard Saville-Smith (29 Oct) Upvoted: 29 Oct Comments: 0
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Stirling Council's decision to take back running of the National Wallace Monument.

Suggested by: E Allan (13 Oct) Upvoted: 13 Oct Comments: 0
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Are the UK government's covid-19 tests a hoax?

Suggested by: Lachlan (04 Oct) Upvoted: 04 Oct Comments: 0
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Why over "one million people in Scotland live on filthy streets" -Keep Scotland Beautiful

Suggested by: George Niblock (01 Oct) Upvoted: 01 Oct Comments: 0
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How Many Children Has Boris Johnson Fathered?

Suggested by: MR JULIAN W DYER (23 Sep) Upvoted: 23 Sep Comments: 0
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Fact check both sides of the debate around Shetland's Viking Energy wind farm

Suggested by: Toby Sandison (20 Sep) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 0
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Orkney Islands - Microsoft and others (?) at the European Marine Energy Centre

Suggested by: Mia (15 Sep) Upvoted: 15 Sep Comments: 0
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The loss of social housing across the Transformational Regeneration Areas in Glasgow

Suggested by: Molly (10 Sep) Upvoted: 10 Sep Comments: 0
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Mass surveilllance

Suggested by: Kevin Cahill (09 Sep) Upvoted: 09 Sep Comments: 0
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Allotments

Suggested by: Natalie Novick (17 Aug) Upvoted: 17 Aug Comments: 0
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Were vulnerable Children being adequately looked after during Lockdown

Suggested by: Christopher Cowdy (13 Aug) Upvoted: 13 Aug Comments: 0
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Opioid epidemic

Suggested by: Christopher Cowdy (13 Aug) Upvoted: 13 Aug Comments: 0
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