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Empty Homes

Suggested by: C Savage (11 May, '20) Upvoted: 21 Apr Comments: 5
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What good is the Care Inspectorate?

Suggested by: Jake Williams (08 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 10 Mar Comments: 1
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Care Homes, the Forgotten Service!

Suggested by: Mike Miller (21 May, '20) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 1
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Rural house price levels

Suggested by: F I MacIllFhinnein (28 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 0
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Allotments

Suggested by: Natalie Novick (17 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 20 Feb Comments: 2
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Active travel infrastructure since lockdown

Suggested by: Chris (30 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 14 Mar Comments: 0
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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: 03 May Comments: 1
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Green incentives in Scotland v England

Suggested by: Lisa Glaze (31 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 16 Mar Comments: 0
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Crofting and grazing collectivisation

Suggested by: F I MacIllFhinnein (28 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 20 Feb Comments: 0
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Suggested by: Ray Calder (01 May, '20) Upvoted: 27 Jan Comments: 0
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Potential demolition of Ayr station hotel, trend of poor maintenance of historic buildings in Ayr

Suggested by: Susan Coughtrie (31 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 05 Oct, '21 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: 20 Oct, '21 Comments: 1
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Is our hierarchical and highly centralised form of government fit for purpose going forward?

Suggested by: Ian Alderdice (22 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 0
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Is Marine Scotland a waste of taxpayers' money ?

Suggested by: Bob Halbert (11 May, '21) Upvoted: 20 Feb 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, '20) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 0
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Orkney Islands - Microsoft and others (?) at the European Marine Energy Centre

Suggested by: Mia (15 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 20 Feb Comments: 0
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deep dive into George Eustice's financial connections to GMO

Suggested by: concerned citizen (12 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 31 May Comments: 1
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Comparisons between Scotland's powers as a devolved nation compared to federated nations.

Suggested by: Seán (10 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 20 Feb 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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Energy costs

Suggested by: Roddie (03 Feb) Upvoted: 16 Mar Comments: 0
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Comparisons of care home deaths across the four UK nations

Suggested by: Sean (19 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 12 Jul, '21 Comments: 0
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cost of childcare

Suggested by: Jacky Dahlhaus (23 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 13 Jul, '21 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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Resumption of elective surgery in Scotland and use of private hospitals

Suggested by: Dale Robertson (20 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 06 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
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Why the call for Long Covid Clinics are being ignored

Suggested by: r (12 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 20 Feb Comments: 1
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Westminster funding of Scottish covid response

Suggested by: Allan Redpath (01 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 06 Feb, '21 Comments: 1
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White Collar Crime Involving Covid Fund

Suggested by: Sean Stirling (06 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 12 Aug, '20 Comments: 1
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Public bodies members of Oil & Gas lobby

Suggested by: Keith Alexander (08 Feb) Upvoted: 16 Mar Comments: 0
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Robbing Peter to pay Paul - The Scottish Housing Regulator and the Mid-Market Rent Sector Scandal

Suggested by: G Bernstein (14 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 20 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
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Fife Council - Shepherd Offshore Education Campus Masterplan: White Elephant to World Class?

Suggested by: Robin Irwin (07 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 08 Mar, '21 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, '20) Upvoted: 25 Apr, '21 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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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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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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Coronavirus: Suspension on PSED Reporting

Suggested by: Debbie (05 May, '20) Upvoted: 02 Mar, '21 Comments: 0
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how many frontline NHS staff had 1st dose Covid jag in NHS Lothian?

Suggested by: M.Dawes (02 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 02 Feb, '21 Comments: 2
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Dark money

Suggested by: David D (14 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '21 Comments: 1
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Is BBC giving more time to Sturgeon on the airwaves on business OTHER than the Covid health stats?

Suggested by: Vic (16 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 16 Feb, '21 Comments: 1
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Covid Vaccination Rollout

Suggested by: Andrew Unsworth (18 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 18 Dec, '20 Comments: 1
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Common Good Property lists

Suggested by: Trevor Nutmeg (yesterday) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
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MAT Standards and accessibility.

Suggested by: Scott (29 Mar) Upvoted: 29 Mar Comments: 0
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Discrepancy between obtaining use of land for footpaths/bikepaths Versus new roads

Suggested by: Roger Humphry (14 Mar) Upvoted: 14 Mar Comments: 0
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Pfizer trial documents

Suggested by: Joe Jay (11 Mar) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 0
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How much have our public pension funds invested in Russia?

Suggested by: Jim Osborne (25 Feb) Upvoted: 25 Feb Comments: 0
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Who Cares for Scotland's Historic Monuments?

Suggested by: C Robinson (01 Feb) Upvoted: 01 Feb Comments: 0
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Employment practices in hospitality

Suggested by: David D (09 Jan) Upvoted: 09 Jan Comments: 0
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Media coverage of nuclear industry - consistent acceptance of the word ''clean''

Suggested by: Noel Wauchope (20 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 20 Aug, '21 Comments: 0
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Corporate ownership of both media and fossil fuel companies

Suggested by: Noel Wauchope (20 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 20 Aug, '21 Comments: 0
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Sutherland Space Hub (Anders Polson's Opposition to space port) Part 2

Suggested by: Kenny Mackay (26 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jul, '21 Comments: 0
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