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Ready to go at Court of Session as legal challenge to shutting Parliament speeds through Scottish courts. I’ll be over tweeting till 3.30! 💪
Actual queues down the hall for the delayed full hearing - now upgraded to Court 9 due to larger capacity. Would say towards 100 people here - & pro-EU protestors outside.
Live cameras recording in the court room (perhaps first ever live feed at COS?). Court founded back in 1532 by an act of the old Scottish Parliament, Scotland’s highest civil court.
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Back at Court of Session, Court 8, for Lord Doherty response on prorogation interim order request. Few #ScotlandInEurope folk posing for cameras outside.
Very busy courtroom. Public gallery near full. I’ve promoted myself to the press section. Clerk of Court runs through basic procedure for viewers. Quips that we ‘live in interesting times’. Court perhaps not usually such a spectator sport!
Cameras also in court recording proceedings - believe for BBC. Quite rare for a Scottish case to be filmed in the courtroom. Even live tweeting is also a fairly recent innovation now allowed when permission granted or accreditation received! ☺️
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Received one of these infamous leaflets in the post today from @ScotTories and it was a frustrating read. On the back was a wee questionnaire and I must say they can’t have read up on the local area! I’ll answer and dissect their comments in this thread!
Q1) Free town centre Wi-fi- here in Oban, we have this already. reduced business rates - can’t comment on these as I don’t know enough on the subject. Empty shop powers- recently a lot of shops in oban have reopened with new businesses (look at Combie Street). Promote buy local
Campaigns- we have several local shops such as the craft shop by the train station, the new local food shop on combie street. Better parking- here in Oban there is issues with parking and the Conservative coalition council and the SNPs Cllr Jim Lynch is working on it to try and
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