Nicola Sturgeon to request Section 30 order in a 'matter of weeks'
The National
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FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed on the BBC's Andrew Marr show today that she is preparing to seek a Section 30 order from Westminster in a "matter of weeks".
Historic breakthrough as Panelbase poll shows 50% support for independence
Scot Goes Pop
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So my sincere apologies to a certain gentleman as this polling blog continues its "demented obsession" with covering opinion poll results as and when they are published, but I do think this is one you should probably know about...Should Scotland be an independent country? (Panelbase)Yes 50% (+1)No 50% (-1)This is highly significant, in spite of what on the face of it are minor changes that are...
With the bomb lighting
Wings Over Scotland
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A certain independence blog has written FIFTEEN articles in the last month-and-a-bit about Wings, with a steadily-increasing tone of purple-faced rage, since we passingly suggested the idea of setting up a 2021 Holyrood list party if and only if the SNP had failed to deliver a second independence referendum by then. We do understand and empathise. […]
LONDON CALLING. AND GETTING IT WRONG.
Ruth Wishart
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Why London commentators keep getting Scotland wrong.
iOS App Enters Public BETA Test Phase
The Hub
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Over the last nine months, I've been developing an iOS app for The Hub, with huge thanks to the Scottish Independence Foundation (SIF) who have given me the funds to get the equipment needed. In June this year, the app went into internal testing with a select few individuals. Whilst… Continue Reading iOS App Enters Public BETA Test Phase
Never has so much been decided by so few in a state of such ignorance with consequence for so many
Tax Research UK
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It is extraordinary that less than three weeks before we are supposed to leave the EU we do not know if we will, and on Read the full article...
Humanitarian aid for Syria
Scottish Government
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£100,000 to help displaced families.
Reporting Police Scotland Up
Talking Up Scotland
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As we read today of Police Scotland introducing new roadside drug testing, I’m reminded that we, but not Reporting Scotland Down, have reported, here, many times, of their wider successes, often by contrast with other forces in the UK and beyond. Here are a few of them: Scotland DOES NOT have the highest level of […]
Can The SNP Meet The Three Conditions For An Independence Yes Vote?
What Scotland Thinks
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The message from the polls continues to be promising for the SNP, who are gathered this week in Aberdeen for their autumn conference. But the path towards holding a second independence referendum that delivers a majority vote for Yes still potentially contains many sharp corners and diversions. Three conditions are likely to have to be […]The post Can The SNP Meet The Three Conditions For...
Ian Blackford backs 2020 Scottish independence referendum
The National
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A second Scottish independence referendum should take place in 2020, the SNP 's Westminster leader Ian Blackford has said.