#ElectNotSelect; “Remove Church Appointees” makes front page of Herald
https://www.parliament.scot/GettingInvolved/Petitions/ChurchAppointeesYou can sign here:
And you can see a fuller version of the story in the Herald online here.
Why sign? For the moment, I’ll just repeat what I said yesterday:
Three of the full voting members of every Local Authority Education Committee in Scotland are unelected nominees of the Churches, whether the voters or their elected representatives want them there or not.
And because this is Scotland, a country that regards its people with respect, the petition process means something. Enough, in this case, to actually change things. Read the rest of this entry