A former first minister has called for the creation of a second chamber at Holyrood as an “official check” on the Scottish Parliament.
Lord McConnell has insisted he has no regrets about wearing his infamous pinstripe kilt – despite being mocked for his choice of outfit at Tartan Day in New York.
Holyrood’s method of electing MSPs needs to be reformed as part of a series of measures to revitalise devolution in the run-up to the Scottish Parliament’s 20th anniversary, former first minister Lord McConnell said.
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SCOTLAND is still, sadly, searching for the truth about what happened behind the doors of our children’s homes. Many of the children raised in those homes are still searching for justice.