Scotland needs a radical shift in the way that power and influence are distributed to help address democratic deficits and rebuild trust in the political process.
A senior lobbyist with an international consulting company volunteered to help a Facebook group running anti-SNP adverts during the Scottish election. campaign.
Scottish Government proposals for the introduction of electronic voting could leave Scotland vulnerable to election interference by foreign agents, campaigners have claimed.
Of Scotland’s 32 council areas just four – Shetland, the Highlands, the Western Isles, and Argyll and Bute – now allow political posters on council property.