Anti-monarchy councillor will not take part in tribute to Queen

Shetland Central councillor Ian Scott says he will not take part in a tribute to the Queen at Wednesday morning’s full council meeting.

Members will pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the beginning of the meeting.

But Mr Scott said he had told council convener Andrea Manson he would be “absenting myself from the meeting” when that was taking place.

He previously left a council meeting when a tribute to Prince Phillip was being held after his death last year.

A firm anti-monarchist, Mr Scott described the Royal family as an “affront to democracy” and an “insult to working people” earlier this month.


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  • John M Scott

    • September 27th, 2022 8:39

    Councillor Scott is an affront to Shetland and an insult to decency.

    • Brian Smith

      • September 28th, 2022 11:31

      On the contrary, he is very sensible.


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