Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 5th November 2020.

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Photo of Rona Mackay Rona Mackay Scottish National Party

That experiment did not work. [

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The minister has listened to the evidence that the committee took and has committed to consider and act on most of our recommendations. This is our opportunity to make the law of defamation fit for purpose, and I will be pleased to vote for the general principles of the bill at decision time.