Notes From the Northern Colony

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I have yet to hear from any of the gentlemen addressed in this post, so today I dared to make some of what Andrew Baddon, election assistant to Bob Doris MSP, called “political social media posts.”

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—GM Stevenson

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Dear Mr Grady, Mr. Doris and Mr Letford,

I am addressing this letter to you because I live in Maryhill, Glasgow, so you are my MP, my MSP and my councillor respectively. Like you, I am also a member of the SNP, and so I was disturbed by an email I received today from Andrew Baddon, election agent for Mr Doris, part of which said:

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“God grant that Marshal Wade May by thy mighty aid Victory bring. May he sedition hush, And like a torrent rush Rebellious Scots to crush — God save the King.” —British National Anthem

I am a member of the Maryhill and Springburn branch of the SNP. Today I received this email:

Dear GM,

All leafleting and campaign activity was suspended yesterday afternoon following the death of the Duke of Edinburgh.

Over the weekend, this suspension will continue and there should be no outward campaigning – this means no leafleting and no political social media posts.

Activities can resume on Monday afternoon at noon, following condolence events in the Scottish Parliament.

Yours for Scotland

Andrew Baddon

Election Agent for Bob Doris SNP Candidate for Maryhill & Springburn

As I am bald, am I exempt from having to tug my forelock?

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This afternoon, members and allies of Wyndford Tenants' Union picked up broken glass and other litter in the housing scheme, a duty that is supposed to be performed by Cube Housing, and which tenants pay for in their rent.

Then we delivered the litter to Cube's office.

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In this post, I said it was disappointing that no SNP leaders attended the Vigil for the Valley in protest of Glasgow City Council's selling off a former social housing site to private bidders.

Today, Patrick Grady, MP for Glasgow North, responded:

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