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Alistair Grant Reporter
  • Edinburgh
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Alistair Grant is political editor of The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday.

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The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday

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  • Politics

364 Articles
about 7 hours ago
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Sending trans rapist to women's prison was 'unnecessary shambles', says former governor

The decision to send a transgender rapist to a women's prison was an "unnecessary shambles", its former governor has ...

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about 7 hours ago
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Nicola Sturgeon: Some gender reform critics using women's rights to hide bigotry

Nicola Sturgeon has said some critics of her controversial gender reforms "cloak themselves in women's rights" to hid...

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1 day ago
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Nicola Sturgeon urged to introduce blanket ban on rapists in women’s prisons

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to introduce a blanket ban on rapists being held in women's prisons.

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1 day ago
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FMQs: Transgender rapist will not be imprisoned in women’s prison, says Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has said a transgender woman convicted of rape will not be incarcerated in a women’s prison in Scotland.

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2 days ago
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Nicola Sturgeon plans to write a memoir after politics to 'get it all out there'

Nicola Sturgeon has said she will “almost certainly” write a memoir after she steps down from frontline politics.

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2 days ago
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Justice secretary refuses to intervene to ensure transgender rapist not held in Scottish women’s ...

Scotland’s justice secretary has refused to intervene to ensure a transgender woman convicted of raping two women whi...

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2 days ago
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Justice Secretary refuses to intervene to ensure transgender rapist not held in women’s jail

Scotland’s Justice Secretary has refused to intervene to ensure a transgender woman convicted of raping two women whi...

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2 days ago
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Scottish ministers urged to provide clarity over plan to reduce public sector workforce

Scottish ministers have been urged to provide clarity on their plans to reform the public sector and reduce the workf...

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2 days ago
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Ministers urged to provide clarity over plan to reduce public sector workforce

Scottish ministers have been urged to provide clarity on their plans to reform the public sector and reduce the workf...

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3 days ago
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Prosecutors raise 'significant issues' with key part of planned bail overhaul

Prosecutors have raised "significant issues" with a key part of plans to overhaul the bail system in Scotland.

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3 days ago
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UK ministers branded 'gutless' after snubbing Scottish Parliament over gender row

UK ministers have been branded “gutless” after Scottish secretary Alister Jack rejected a second invitation to give e...

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3 days ago
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UK ministers branded 'gutless' after snubbing Holyrood over gender row

UK ministers have been branded “gutless” after Scottish Secretary Alister Jack rejected a second invitation to give e...

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