A Clyde-Built Constitution for Scotland
Indyref2
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David Younger I attended the launch of a Clyde-built Scottish Constitution recently in Glasgow. Althogh the attendance was disappointing it was perhaps not surprising. There is a general feeling among supporters of the drive for independence that the constitution can…
Political Instability
Scots Independent
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At the time of writing, the political instability of the country is astounding. After months upon months of wrangling and backtracking for a deal that even the leave voters have deserted, this afternoon, the Prime Minister revoked on the plan to hold a Commons vote on the decisions that had been reached on a Brexit withdrawal. Knowing that she would be heavily defeated by her own government as the...
The man from tomorrow
Wings Over Scotland
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We must admit we haven’t been keeping fully up to date with our Thickest Politician In Scotland rankings recently, mainly because they’ve been so deluged with submissions that we can barely scratch the backlog. This month alone, for example, we’ve seen Murdo Fraser try to blame the SNP, Labour and the Lib Dems for his […]
Mixed Response to Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Reforms
The Orkney News
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"It comes as no surprise to us that we are seeing overwhelming support in some areas while there is a need for further discussion in others."
P1 assessments complaint passed to Ofcom
Inform Scotland
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by Indyref2.scot  |  12 Dec 2018  |  Image :  Pixabay … My complaint thus hinges on whether Ofcom believes that to reconsider “the whole approach to evaluating the progress of P1 pupils” can only mean scrapping P1 assessments. Does Ofcom believe this?  Does asking for a policy to be reconsidered equate exclusively to demanding it be scrapped?  Can you not...
Return Of The Magic Abacus
Wings Over Scotland
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Q: Why did Scottish Labour refuse to propose a costed alternative budget yesterday? A: Oh yeah, we remember: Which is a bit embarrassing when you’re also tweeting this: This was the tweet in question, incidentally: We’ll bring you the official retraction just as soon as it appears.
WE PAY THIS MAN’S WAGES…
Munguins New Republic
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I often hear that the Tory front-bench at Holyrood are embarrassed by the calibre of some of their MSPs. But still, wow 😮 pic.twitter.com/m4rHadKXFE — Meanwhile in Scotia (@MeanwhileScotia) December 13, 2018 First of all, if your party votes for something, it’s very brave, some might say foolhardy, to suggest that it is a ‘yet … Continue reading "WE PAY THIS...
Good news workers, you're poorer than you were 8 years ago!
Another Angry Voice
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Somehow millions of people still believe the ludicrous fairy story that the Tories are the party of economic competence despite the overwhelming evidence that they're nothing of the sort.Take this Tweet from Dominic Raab. It clearly shows that UK workers' wages have collapsed in real terms, and that they're only just crawling back towards the level they were at when the Tories came to power in...
Edinburgh Makars mak mischief in Poetry Garden
Sceptical Scot
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Taking a break from Brexit Fay Young finds subversive mischief in the poetry of Edinburgh Makars, as performed in Edinburgh's Poetry Garden (aka St Andrew Square) The post Edinburgh Makars mak mischief in Poetry Garden appeared first on Sceptical Scot.
Harvie accuses Scot Gov of ‘sleight of hand to conceal council cuts’
Scottish Greens
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Patrick Harvie has accused Derek Mackay of ‘sleight of hand to conceal council cuts’, warning at FMQs today (13 December) that the Scottish Greens will not enter budget negotiations unless the Government gives councils the tax powers they need.