Maurice Golden

Conservative MSP for North East Scotland

@mgoldenmsp

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  • Scottish Parliament: European Union 30 Jan 2024

    The last time I debated one of the prospectus for independence papers, we were discussing the creation of a modern constitution for an independent Scotland. The paper told us that Scotland would adopt a new fantasy constitution, which was to be triggered by a fantasy independence referendum, which would then trigger the adoption of a fantasy interim constitution, before another fantasy...
  • Scottish Parliament: European Union 30 Jan 2024

    The disappointing aspect is that the member is not representing her own constituents. In 2016, the SNP promised to reduce rail journey times from Aberdeen to Edinburgh and Glasgow by more than 20 minutes, but just 3 per cent of that budget has been delivered so far. I am sure that the member’s constituents up in the north-east are really disappointed by the fantasy promises of the Scottish...
  • Scottish Parliament: European Union 30 Jan 2024

    The fundamental point is that the papers are a waste of money. The Scottish Government is paying £1.5 million a year to civil servants in its constitutional futures division to work on the prospectus for independence papers and similar projects. It is no surprise that the SNP has chosen the subject of EU membership for one of those papers, as it is one of its favourite subjects for...

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Conservative MSP for North East Scotland

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

Also represented West Scotland

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