Return Of The Terror
Wings Over Scotland
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On one level you have to feel a bit sorry for Scottish Unionists. Having believed until very late in the day that they’d win a crushing victory in the 2014 indyref and put the matter to bed for a century, they’ve never been able to relax since. And this week the fear has them well […]
A bit of a corbyn
Wee Ginger Dug
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So does anyone know what’s going on? Nope. Me neither. There are just 63 working days left for Parliament before the Brexit clock runs out, and British politics isn’t just broken, it’s been reduced to its constituent atoms, sucked into a black hole, and squeezed out the other end into an alternate universe in which […]
The Supreme Court Judgement and Scotland’s Colonial Status
Craig Murray
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London’s Supreme Court, sitting in judgement on its Scottish colony, has ruled that parts of the Scottish Government’s UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill exceed the powers of the Scottish Parliament. The judgement is absolutely specific that the Scottish Bill breaches both the Scotland Act, the original devolution settlement, and the […]The...
Scotland really is another country
Tax Research UK
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YouGov published polling on Brexit yesterday. The fieldwork was by constituency and covered more than 20,000 people about a week ago. This was one finding: Interesting. Read the full article...
Support for United Ireland ‘surges’ with Belfast based researchers while support for Scottish Independence remains ‘hesitant’ with Hexham based researchers
Thought Control Scot
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In the Sunday Times today based on a survey of 1 0128 voters by Northumberland-based Panelbase: ‘Scottish independence ‘better than Brexit’ A majority of Scots believe Scottish independence would be better for the country than staying in the UK after… Continue reading →
IndyRef2 - A Tipping Point
Ruth Wishart
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Why we can't delay an independence bid.
The fart of the deal
Wee Ginger Dug
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Today, Thursday, there was a cabinet meeting that the cabinet office assured Sky News wasn’t a cabinet meeting. There was the usual carcrash of Conservatives pitching up at Number 10. Liam Fox was there, looming like bit player actor auditioning for the part of Lurch in the Addams Family. Andrea Leadsom showed up, grinning from […]
Wondrous SNP wangle wizard win in windy Wester Ross
Scot Goes Pop
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I was up to my neck yesterday, so apologies for being a bit late with this excellent news from the Highlands. In a break from the pattern of the recent past, the SNP have not underperformed expectations in a local council by-election - quite the reverse, in fact.Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh by-election result (first preferences):SNP 33.1% (+7.0)Conservatives 26.0% (+7.6)Independent -...
Crisis deepens for Tyrannical Theresa as bombshell Panelbase poll shows support for independence at a two-year high
Scot Goes Pop
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OK, I admit it, I've obviously been living down a hole today, because I've only just noticed this rather significant new poll, which apparently was published early this morning.Should Scotland be an independent country?Yes 47% (+2)No 53% (-2)So you might remember the SIF-funded Panelbase poll from a few weeks ago, which I was first to publish (a bit of a contrast from today) and which I mentioned...
Theresa May’s Britain
Craig Murray
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I have only ever been able to discern two underlying motivations in Theresa May’s career; a love of office and a hatred of immigrants. It is possible to love office without loving power; loving power means you want to do something with it, whereas loving office is just for prestige and personal economic opportunity. I […]The post Theresa May’s Britain appeared first on Craig...