Kenny MacAskill


Justice Secretary in Twitter row

October 4, 2014

SNP Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has sparked a row by posting a Tweet in which he compared Aberdeenshire Council's bid to collect the poll tax to tactics used by southern states during the American civil war.


MacAskill insists armed cops necessary

June 7, 2014

Only a small percentage of police officers are armed in Scotland but their presence is necessary to respond to the threat of mass shootings, a SNP minister has insisted.