Alex Massie

Our Legislators at Work

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An occasional series in which we dare to take a look at what's actually happening in the Scottish Parliament. Not, I warn you, for the faint of heart or the easily enraged. Now, yes, it's true that most MSPs are well-intentioned, even kindly, souls concerned with the public good. But this takes them to some strange places. Consider these questions from "Health and Wellbeing" questions last week (what an awful title for a government ministry incidentally, one that explicitly endorses the idea of nannying adults)...

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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