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Holyrood Magazine issue 411 22 October 2018

Holyrood Magazine issue 411  22 October 2018

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Meeting hate head-onScotland's new justice secretary, Humza Yousaf on his guiding principles

3 Editor’s note
Is hate crime legislation the sustainable way to deal with a culture of misogyny?

6  Roundup 
Pictures and numbers from the past two weeks

7 Talking Point
Can meat grown in a lab save the world, or is it up to us? 

9 Digital Highlights
The best of Twitter and Holyrood’s online content

10 Political Spotlight
Most of the big obstacles facing Theresa May remain unchanged from 2016

12   Criminal Justice Overview: A focus on victims
There is a move to make the the criminal justice system more focused on the needs of victims 

18  Criminal Justice Interview: Humza Yousaf
Scotland’s new Justice Secretary intends to tackle hate head-on without fear or favour 

26  Criminal Justice Feature: Youth crime
How tackling anti-social, violent and criminal behaviour from an early age changes the course of a future 

30  Special Report: Miscarriage
Glasgow councillor Rhiannon Spear and her partner Rhys Crilley on why we really need to talk about miscarriage

35  Interview: Jesse Norman
The former philosophy teacher tipped for the Tory leadership

38 Event Report
Holyrood dominated the fringe programme at the SNP autumn conference

44 Comment
Henry McLeish: Westminster cannot resolve Brexit

Which MP aspires to be Batman? Dani dani dani dani Rowley!

48 Diary
Antipodean angst, bikini motions and Pauline McNeill’s alter-ego

49 Pol & Plates
Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton shows off his new wood-fired pizza oven

50 Last Word
Sketch: Liam Kirkaldy takes a trip to the SNP conference in Glasgow to look for hope

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