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The news you didn't see this week...The post Radical Roundup: 10 stories that have got buried – Week 4, September 2021 appeared first on Left Foot Forward: Leading the UK's progressive debate.
Davey was clear about the seats he wanted his party to take, specifically mentioning seats in Cambridgeshire and the Cotswolds, Stockport and Surrey, Hampshire and Hertfordshire. The post 5 takeaways from Ed Davey’s conference speech appeared first on Left Foot Forward: Leading the UK's progressive debate.
SNP members have defied their own government by voting for a National Energy Company (NEC) ditched by party leaders just days ago.The post SNP Conference votes for National Energy Company ditched by Scottish Government appeared first on Left Foot Forward: Leading the UK's progressive debate.
The party’s reign at the top of Scottish politics doesn’t stretch to the 1970s, but 14 years of power make it a rarity in European politicsThe post SNP conference: After 14 years in power, what challenges are left to the SNP? appeared first on Left Foot Forward: Leading the UK's progressive debate.
'As it stands, the Elections Bill will disenfranchise countless citizens who do not qualify for the EU Settlement Scheme'.The post How the upcoming Elections Bill will cause chaos with EU citizens’ voting rights appeared first on Left Foot Forward: Leading the UK's progressive debate.
Consultation finds overwhelming support for clearing ex-miners' names. The post Scottish Government could pardon miners convicted during 1980s strikes appeared first on Left Foot Forward: Leading the UK's progressive debate.
'The ongoing row in Scotland over the role of the Lord Advocate is of fundamental importance to Scottish democracy'.The post The powers of the Lord Advocate in Scotland need splitting appeared first on Left Foot Forward: Leading the UK's progressive debate.
'Johnson attempting to directly and publicly undermine Scottish autonomy would not play well in his favour.'
'If elections can be held whether in Scotland or even the USA, and if major events can be hosted whether COP26 or the Euros, it’s absurd to suggest it’s just not feasible to hold a referendum.'
Kenny MacAskill argues that there are changes that can be made to the constitutional settlement without a referendum.
The UK media's coverage before and after the Holyrood election shows a lack of understanding of Scotland
The findings come as Nicola Sturgeon is once against sworn in as First Minister, after voters elected a pro-independence majority.
As voting opens in the Scottish Labour leadership contest, Anas Sarwar MSP sets out his pitch to revive the party.
As Scotland moves away from nuclear power, the UK Government is trying to impose this costly distraction, writes Douglas Chapman MP.
The unionist case will led by Tories this time.
This is about to become a UK-wide crisis, writes Andrew Smith.
The party is staring into the abyss, and no saviour is climbing out of it.
England's south-east, south-west and East will gain the most MPs.
Where are Labour and the Lib Dems?
The Tories got 33% more seats per vote than Labour.
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