Glenn Campbell

Glenn Campbell


Chief political correspondent, BBC Scotland News - Holyrood, Westminster & westerin’ home to Islay

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Keep thinking about this. Are we really going to waste 1 in 20 of all the vaccine doses that come to Scotland? Is that typical or a worst case scenario? @DrGregorSmith  @jasonleitch  might know...

Lawyers for @AlexSalmond  have declined the invitation to appear in person to give evidence to Holyrood committee next week Instead, in letter to @LindaFabianiSNP  he is offering to appear on Tuesday 16th February

💉 the Scottish vaccine deployment plan has just been published by @scotgov  @JeaneF1MSP 

Jamie McMillan from @LochfyneLangous  tells #bbcgms  post #Brexit  problems could put him out of business within a week ▪️harder to export to France than outside EU ▪️veterinary checks and border delays ▪️seafood arriving in France rotten, customers switching to Danish suppliers

Scotland office minister @david_duguid  says he’s working day in, day out to try to resolve issues Admits problems with IT on both sides of channel and suggests @scotgov  has not prepared properly Says problems should be solved in “matter of weeks” — could be too late for some

“It’s not just a simple case of #Brexit  happened, so give me compensation’” UK minister @david_duguid ⁩ says it’s difficult to deliver PM’s promise to compensate fishing industry for trade disruption @sff_uk ⁩ @scotgov ⁩ @ScotTories ⁩ all demanding cash

MSP @AnasSarwar ⁩ already has declared support of 5 Holyrood colleagues - more than enough to secure his nomination Will he face a contest or become leader without challenge? @MonicaLennon7 ⁩ has to let party know today if she intends to run

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UK government’s law officer for Scotland, Lord Keen, has offered his resignation to the Prime Minister@BorisJohnson  @BBCScotlandNews  understands Lord Keen, the advocate general, has found it increasingly difficult to reconcile govt plans to change EU exit deal with the law

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“Our own government has thrown us into the cold Atlantic waters without a life jacket” This letter to @AlokSharma_RDG  from a Scottish salmon producer raises serious concerns about #Brexit  preparedness

Scotland now has one of the lowest (possibly THE lowest) R values of any UK nation or region at 0.6-0.8 Wales 0.7-1 Northern Ireland 0.5-0.9

“I don’t give a stuff about being a junior aide. It’s about the rights of five million people “If I had to resign for that - so be it” says ⁦⁦⁩

I interrupt the eating of chocolate and watching of movies to bring you some fishing news 🐟 #Brexit  Here is page 909 of the UK-EU trade deal granting “full access” to each others waters until 30 June 2026

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“The blame for this #Brexit  fiasco ... will lie fairly and squarely with Number Ten” First minister @NicolaSturgeon ⁩ accuses prime minister @BorisJohnson ⁩ of trying to shift blame for possible no deal onto EU

👀 On 23 June, @HumzaYousaf  told Holyrood health committee “spot checks” are being carried out on 20% of those required to quarantine Today, @NicolaSturgeon  confirmed those checks would not begin until tomorrow

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