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    The Scottish Parliament is being evacuated due to "white powder" found in parcels sent to Tory MSPs.

    Police have evacuated part of the Scottish parliament after an incident said to involve the discovery of a white powder sent in several packages to Conservative MSPs.
    No details about the incident have been officially released but a Holyrood spokesman said it affected the MSPs’ area of the Holyrood building, and this had now been cleared off all MSPs and their staff.
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    parliament evacuated as white powder reportedly found in parcels https://www.theguardian.com/politics...y_to_clipboard
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    Hopefully it is nothing serious and is just an ill-advised hoax.
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    there are security measures to protect our elected representatives. the MSP is not going to open the parcel themself :rolleyes:
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    Probably just a sick, mistimed joke about Guy Fawkes. "Remember, remember the 7th of November" or something.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    there are security measures to protect our elected representatives. the MSP is not going to open the parcel themself :rolleyes:
    Very true, Mr Bear, but spare a thought for the people who open the parcels!

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    Probably just a sick, mistimed joke about Guy Fawkes. "Remember, remember the 7th of November" or something.
    Hopefully
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    I bet it’s baby powder
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    I'm no fan of Conservatives but I can't say even they deserved this. Any news on what happened with all this?
 
 
 
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