COMMENT: Jamie Gillies, spokesman for the Free to Disagree campaign In recent days, newspaper headlines have been dominated by the exam results fiasco. On Tuesday […]
This article was first published in Scotland on Sunday, 16 August 2020 The people of Hong Kong are experiencing an unprecedented assault on their democratic […]
Read Free to Disagree’s response to the Justice Committee’s call for views on the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill here.
Jamie Gillies, spokesman for the Free to Disagree campaign There is mounting concern these days about the erosion of free speech, a fundamental right in […]
Stephen Evans, CEO of the National Secular Society Freedom of expression is a fundamental building block of a free society. It drives inclusivity, equality and […]
Jim Sillars, former Deputy Leader of the SNP Legislation concerning thought and speech always raises questions of great importance to society. Is there a presumption […]
Jamie Gillies, spokesman for the Free to Disagree campaign Today marks 230 years since the death of Adam Smith, the great Scottish Enlightenment thinker whose […]
The Scotland we know and love today is built on free speech.
It upholds our free press, our artistic and cultural institutions and our politics…