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Supreme Court Judgment (Response)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 24th September 2019.

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On a similar point, in the wake of the judgment, various commentators and others have, regrettably, already begun promoting the idea of the politicisation of the judiciary in terms of judicial appointments. Will the First Minister reaffirm the independence and impartiality of the judiciary in Scotland in relation to their appointments as a fundamental principle of our constitution?