Should there be an Edinburgh to Fife hovercraft?

I have launched a survey to seek people’s opinions on whether there should be a new hovercraft crossing between Edinburgh and Fife. I was prompted to seek public opinion following the full closure of the Forth Road Bridge on the morning of January 11th 2017. I have previously Tweeted my support for a hovercraft crossing…

Official Anas Hassan Podcast – Pilot Episode

After trying out some podcasting last year without continuing success, here we go again as 2016 comes to a close. In this pilot episode of Official Anas Hassan Podcast: Should Fidel Castro be honoured in the Scottish Parliament? The results of a poll I conducted over on my own Twitter page over which was preferable…

Alyn Smith MEP is the gateway to Scottish independence in Europe

I am delighted to confirm that I will be backing Alyn Smith MEP and his bid to become the next Deputy Leader of the Scottish National Party. Alyn is one of our most formidable political talents within our party and is a formidable representative of our country. Alyn is the embodiment of the Scottish National…

Looking ahead to the future with a third term of SNP Government

  Whilst I was initially bittersweet at the SNP missing out on an overall majority and seeing some exceptional candidates miss out on becoming MSP’s, I am now relishing the next session of the Scottish Parliament ahead. I believe Nicola Sturgeon deserves the chance and respect to govern effectively for Scotland and look forward to…

My thoughts about what could have been Independence Day for Scotland

 Here is a status update I posted on my Facebook page last night regarding this particular day: “If Scotland had voted Yes around eighteen months ago, then nearly an hour ago we would have faced a new kind of Hogmanay where probably fireworks would have been witnessed lighting up the skies of our nation as…

My health talk at SNP Rosyth and North Queensferry Branch

I was honoured to address the SNP Rosyth and North Queesnferry Branch earlier this week on Tuesday 8th March 2016 to talk about health with regard to the forthcoming Scottish Parliament Election. Please feel free to listen to highlights of my talk which covers a variety of issues from waiting times within NHS Scotland to…

Junior Doctors 1-0 Jeremy Hunt

I am heartened to see the excellent coverage all over social media of the solidarity of the junior doctors right across England so far today. It is of absolutely no surprise that many patients, fellow healthcare professionals and the public are putting their support towards a group of very important healthcare professionals who cannot be…