Kenny MacAskill

Scotland

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.

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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.

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