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Friday, 31 January 2014
But what are the Charters of Freedom? They are the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights, these have guaranteed the rights and freedom of Americans for over 200 years.
Friday, 24 January 2014
This book is only 146 pages but full of very fascinating facts, and well worth a read. You can find it at shelfmark F1/AA.4.24
Friday, 17 January 2014
Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Monday, 25 November 2013
for those seeking information on Independence for Scotland, and on the debate around the Referendum. Material has been selected by impartial researchers within the Scottish Parliament Information Centre, who have made every effort to ensure both sides of the debate are fairly represented.
Friday, 22 November 2013
I was very much struck with H.E. Mr Carlos Sosa Rodrigues, Venezuela (President of the eighteenth session of the General Assembly) who said
Thursday, 21 November 2013
Tuesday, 12 November 2013
Here is a nice visual tool from the National Records of Scotland that allows you to compare the population in Scotland from 1911 to 2011.
It is part of a larger website to be launched this week called Census data explorer
Monday, 4 November 2013
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
(1) To move the usual hours of work and leisure nearer to sunrise.
(2) To promote the greater use of daylight for recreative purposes of all kinds.
(3) To lessen the use of licensed houses
(4) To facilitate the training of the Territorial forces
(5) To benefit the physique, general health and welfare of all classes of the community…..”
I was very much struck by the third reason!
To read the whole report it can be found at PP 1908 vol. VII page 73 or see the electronic version online, if you are a registered reader, in our licensed digital resources.
Thursday, 24 October 2013
"This year again, we saw the United Nations come together on armed conflict, human rights, the environment and many other issues. We continue to show what collective action can do. We can do even more. In a world that is more connected, we must be more united. On United Nations Day, let us pledge to live up to our founding ideals and work together for peace, development and human rights. "