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  1. Former Brodies boss wins outstanding contribution gong at Law Awards of ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Sunday Herald

    ... Luxembourg this week, was again named as silk of the year. Mr O'Neill shared the accolade with solicitor-advocate John Scott QC, who is currently leading a review into the policing of the miners' strike on behalf of the Scottish Government . HRC ...

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  2. Were you caught up in the miners' strike?Read the original story

    Nov 9, 2018 | Falkirk Herald

    ... Fallin Miners' Welfare Society and Social Club in Main Street, from 6pm to 9pm. It aims ensure that review leader John Scott QC Solicitor Advocate and his advisory panel can hear about the experiences of local people who were involved. The panel ...

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  3. Scottish silk begins probe into policing of miners' strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... that aims to get to the bottom of how the strike was policed and what the lasting impact of that has been. For John Scott QC, who is leading the review on the Scottish Government 's behalf, the starting point is that many people within mining ...

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  4. Independent review into 1984 miners' strike comes to FifeRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2018 | Fife Now

    ... to take a fresh look at the policing of the strike, and the impact those actions had on our mining communities. John Scott QC chairs it, and he will be at Lochgelly Centre on Tuesday, November 20 along with members of his advisory panel including ...

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  5. MSP urges local to give evidence to new independent review into policing at miner's strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | The Daily Record

    ... of 1984/85 and following three decades of campaigning by many people, we now have an independent review, led by John Scott QC, calling for those involved to give evidence. "This is, I hope, a significant step forward in the fight for justice and the ...

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  6. Calls from Midlothian MSPs for locals to give miners' strike evidenceRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | Midlothian Today

    ... the strike, which took place between March 1984 and March 1985 to make their voices heard. The review is led by John Scott QC, assisted by an Advisory Panel, comprising former MP and MSP Dennis Canavan, Professor of Public Law at the University of ...

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  7. Former miners urged to speak out about miners' strikeRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2018 | Midlothian Today

    ... never worked again after the strike which took its toll on their families and the wider community, according to John Scott QC. An independent review of how communities were affected was set up by the Scottish Government earlier this year. It is ...

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  8. Lawyer leading review into miners' strike policing launches call for evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | ITV

    Miners across the UK went out on strike for a year in a bid to prevent the closure of pits by Margaret Thatcher's government The lawyer tasked with leading a review into the impact of policing during the miners' strike in Scotland has urged those involved in the protests to speak out. John Scott QC said there were still "strong feelings" about industrial action, although it took place more than three decades ago.

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  9. Auditor general gives Liberals good marks on Quebec finances days...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Northern Life

    ... Quebec history with regards to the management of public finances. "We cannot break this momentum," Couillard said from Scott, Que., in the province's Beauce region south of Quebec City. Finance Minister Carlos Leitao's budget documents prepared for ...

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  10. Camilla's relative blames EU in 'divorce tourism' row with his wife over A 5m fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Mail on Sunday

    ... EU laws on maintenance, which treat England and Scotland as separate states, were to blame for the logjam. But Timothy Scott QC, for Mrs Villiers, said that it did matter that the divorce was begun in Scotland when it comes to maintenance, saying: ...

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  11. Golf club ordered to pay A 150k after course manager found dead near 14th holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    ... with no previous health and safety convictions. He said he accepted a submission from defence counsel James Maxwell-Scott QC that any financial penalties should not affect the future existence of the 18-hole club. He criticised the club for not ...

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  12. Judge rules on man who forced boy (12) to have sex with seven-year old girlRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | Fife Now

    ... facts in which a judge rules on whether the accused person committed the crimes that they are accused of. Judge Craig Scott QC heard evidence that McDonald targeted the two children at locations in Kirkcaldy between November 2005 and 2009. The court ...

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  13. Consultation on police handling of biometric data launchedRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    ... of policing as well as in other public and private organisations that use modern technologies and personal data." John Scott QC, who chaired the advisory group, said: "Biometric technologies are a fast-developing area - consider, for example, recent ...

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  14. 'Disturbing' hearings into alleged child abuse at religious children's homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | The Daily Record

    ... abuses by nuns at those institutions decades ago, including physical abuse, force feeding and humiliation. John Scott QC, representing the group In Care Abuse Survivors (Incas), said it was now "absolutely clear" abuse took place in the homes in ...

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  15. Abuse hearings close after 'powerful and disturbing testimony'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... abuses by nuns at those institutions decades ago, including physical abuse, force feeding and humiliation. John Scott QC, representing the group In Care Abuse Survivors (Incas), said it was now "absolutely clear" abuse took place in the homes in ...

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  16. Campaigners win review of policing during the miners' strikeRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    ... specifically into the policing of the miners' strike in Scotland." Scotland's independent review will be led by John Scott QC, who previously chaired an independent advisory group to the Scottish Government on the controversial police tactic of stop ...

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  17. Independent review ordered into policing during miners' strikeRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Linlithgow Today

    ... the experiences of those affected by the strike in 1984-85 are properly understood. Mr Matheson has appointed John Scott QC Solicitor Advocate to lead the review, supported by an advisory panel comprising Dennis Canavan (former MP and MSP), Jim ...

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  18. Independent review ordered into policing during the 1980s miners' strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... political interference" by the then government, under Margaret Thatcher. Scotland's review will be led by lawyer John Scott QC, who will make his recommendations by June next year. Scottish Labour MSP Neil Findlay, who has long campaigned for an ...

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  19. Man who lived in flat where Grenfell fire began - terrified to speak at inquiry'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Haringey Independent

    ... at the time that RBKC Building Control had "approved and accepted the fixing system and cladding used". James Maxwell-Scott QC, for RBKC, called the fire a "man-made" tragedy of which the council was seen as the "public face".

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  20. Grenfell refurbishment firms should 'hang their heads in collective shame'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... the stereotypes around social housing, even when expressing sympathy with the victims of the fire. James Maxwell-Scott QC, for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, said the fire was a human tragedy but also a man-made one. He said that he ...

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