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The YES movement has to put the intense politics of the past seven weeks behind us. We need to display the same calm solidarity that the community around Kenmure Street demonstrated, if we’re to get the UK’s van doors open.... Continue Reading →
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NOT only is Lothian one of the regions in which the SNP failed to take a list seat in 2016, it’s also the only one of the eight regions in Scotland in which they failed to take a list seat when they won an overall majority in 2011. It’s therefore often cited as the region in which the case for “both votes SNP” is most dubious.
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THE First Minister has issued a statement following the death of Prince Philip at the age of 99.
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Molly Pollock in Part 2 looks at the constitution part of the briefing paper leading to the Edinburgh Agreement and the parts played by both legal and political process, including the vital importance of the SNP majority at the 2011 Holyrood election.The post Shades of legal grey – Part 2 appeared first on Newsnet.scot.
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Remember when Jeremy Clarkson punched a BBC producer in the face because he couldn’t get steak for his dinner? Well, now it appears that he is sick of hearing about the inadequacy of the English meals provided for kids whose parents are would normally qualify for free school meals.
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With precisely the level of cynicism we’ve now come to expect as standard, the Scottish Government has released a key document relating to the Salmond inquiry two days before Christmas, hoping it’ll be buried in the ongoing coronavirus-and-Brexit-related implosion of the UK. The document, containing legal advice relating to the judicial review brought by Salmond regarding […]
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DOUGLAS Ross' Scottish Tories would refuse to fight an independence referendum run by Holyrood — even if a court said it was legal.
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THE words in Joanna Cherry’s post-conference NEC elections column, calling for unity, were simply hollow (It’s time to resolve differences and focus on how we win independence, December 4). True unity involves building bridges for opponents to walk across. Her rhetoric did not even provide a footpath to the bridge itself.
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America and its elections are a whole different ball game from here.
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If the air traffic controllers approve of this then a short strike would start on 4th of January 2021.
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I’m grateful to Brenda for sending me this article from the Guardian. I was going to write something about it rather than simply link to it, but why, when they do it so well? In the meantime, Trump’s son, Don Junior, who some have tipped as a possible contender in 2024, has called for war. … Continue reading "TRUMPING BY NUMBERS"
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The last week or so has seen the publication of three further polls of attitudes towards Scotland’s constitutional status. Two of them, from Ipsos MORI (for STV News) and from Savanta ComRes, continued the gradual trickle of polls this year of how people would vote in another independence referendum. The third, from Survation (for the […]
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"Major omissions mean that Scotland’s environmental safeguards will be left weaker following our departure from the EU, despite the Scottish Government’s explicitly stated intentions to ‘maintain or exceed’ environmental standards and to replace the system of environmental governance provided by EU institutions."The post Miriam Ross: New watchdog needs teeth to defend Scotland’s people...
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LAST night, in the final minutes of BBC Question Time, I was given the opportunity to articulate my position on Scottish Independence.
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Thanks to John, Andi and Vikki in Hungary for the picture of her gardens.
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Archaeologists in Norway are excavating for the first time in 100 years a Viking Ship burial in a field in the Halden area.
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Campbell Martin is a Scottish journalist and politician. He was previously a member of the Scottish National Party (SNP), and he was elected to the Scottish Parliament to represent the West of Scotland at the 2003 election The post Scottish Prism 25th Sept 2020 – Campbell Martin appeared first on BarrheadBoy.
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Autumn Budget Revision outlines latest funding allocations.
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