James Kelly

Rutherglen Reformer - - MEMORY LANE - Holy­rood Head­lines

When the press re­ported that sur­veil­lance agency GCHQ may be mon­i­tor­ing MSPs com­mu­ni­ca­tions, the SNP Gov­ern­ment rightly spoke out against this prac­tice.

In fact, First Min­is­ter Ni­cola Stur­geon felt so strongly about the is­sue she for­mally wrote to the Prime Min­is­ter de­mand­ing as­sur­ances.

Why, then, the deaf­en­ing si­lence from the SNP Gov­ern­ment over al­le­ga­tions Po­lice Scot­land has been spy­ing on jour­nal­ists and their sources?

The SNP Jus­tice Min­is­ter Michael Mathe­son should con­firm if Po­lice Scot­land are un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion for spy­ing on jour­nal­ists.

The rep­u­ta­tion of Po­lice Scot­land has been dragged through the mud in the last six months.

And the SNP should sim­ply

Opin­ions MSP James Kelly pro­motes Cam­bus­lang Com­mu­nity Coun­cil’s sur­vey with John Bachtler

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