March 2021 – Defamation Law Revamped

The Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 2nd March (by 118 votes in favour with none against and no abstentions). In a nutshell: in the new Bill a statement about a person is … More

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Legislation to Ban Smacking of Children is published at Holyrood

A bill put forward by Green MSP, John Finnie, was published at Holyrood on the 7 September 2018 to ban the smacking of children in Scotland. The legislation looks likely to be passed and would make Scotland the first part … More

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