Interview: Scottish Conservatives MSP Margaret Mitchell on the Apologies Bill and Trident


CommonSpace reporter David Thomson speaks to MSP at the Scottish Conservative Party conference

AT the Scottish Conservatives conference in Edinburgh on Friday, CommonSpace reporter David Thomson spoke to Scottish Conservatives MSP Margaret Mitchell about The Apologies (Scotland) Bill.

Mitchell introduced it to the Scottish Parliament as a Member’s Bill and hopes the legislation will remove legal threats preventing individuals and organisations from making apologies .

In the interview Mitchell also gives her reaction to news that the Conservative Government will invest more than PS600m into developing the UK’s nuclear weapons systems – a move which has angered campaigners .

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Picture courtesy of the Scottish Conservatives