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Write to Boris Johnson
Yes Pollok
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Yes Pollok are urging you to write a letter to our PM Boris Johnson to inform him that you disagree with his refusal of a second Independence Referendum. To make it easier we have written a letter below that you can use by downloading and adding your own details. Alternatively, you can create your own […]The post Write to Boris Johnson appeared first on Yes Pollok.
Does independence put our pensions at risk? 
Believe In Scotland
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  Many people ask and it’s not unreasonable to do so, will their pensions would be a risk in the case of independence for Scotland. We say that the question instead should be whether pensions are at risk now that Scotland is part of the UK? We researched the facts and we found the following: […]
Finnie slams offensive Tory Gaelic comments
Scottish Greens
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Highlands and Islands Scottish Greens MSP John Finnie has slammed comments from Tory Education Spokesperson Liz Smith MSP, who said that a presumption in favour of teaching primary school children in the Western Isles in Gaelic was, "A deeply troubling step and one that could put children in the Western Isles at a distinct disadvantage to their peers." John Finnie MSP said:
Could Scotland’s natural wealth make an independent Scotland more prosperous?
Believe In Scotland
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Many people are unsure about Scotland’s natural wealth and they ask whether it could actually support the economy of an independent Scotland. We say that the question should be more about how Scotland’s natural wealth can help the Scottish economy’s transition towards sustainability? We researched the facts and we found the following: The Truth Scotland […]
Common Weal report offers solutions to indyref2 stalemate
The National
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A MAJOR new report is offering ways to break the deadlock on Scottish independence and suggests how it can be achieved even if Boris Johnson keeps telling Scotland “no”.
Nicola Sturgeon to issue update on indyref2 plans next week
The National
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NICOLA Sturgeon will next week give an update on her plans to hold a second independence later this year, her spokesman has said.
Nicola Sturgeon to deliver indyref2020 update after PM's rejection
The National
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NICOLA Sturgeon is expected to deliver her update next Wednesday on plans to hold an independence referendum later this year.
Andy Wightman launches tool for reporting short term lets
Scottish Greens
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Scottish Green MSP Andy Wightman has launched an online tool which allows people to report short term let properties operating in their community.
Milking it
Tax Research UK
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I was amused by this. It is a plaque on the wall of the old courthouse at Beaumaris in Anglesey. The farmers are in dispute Read the full article...
DIY referendum is not SNP policy – but they may have no choice
The National
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MICHAEL Fry as always presents a robust case for his view, but Tuesday’s piece (This is why a ‘DIY’ indyref2 won’t be able to deliver our independence, January 21) errs in a number of regards.
Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland redefining what it is to be successful nation
The National
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SCOTLAND is redefining what it means to be a successful nation by focusing on the well-being of its people as well as economic growth, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Get out of the shit!
Peter Bell
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In real life, if you were being shat upon you would tend to be aware of the fact. There would be unmistakable indications. You'd be likely to detect the signs and register the fact of having been shat upon.
Roddy Lumsden – 1966-2020 – Struggle for Pleasure: Edinburgh Now and Then
Bella Caledonia
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Roddy Lumsden is dead, and one of the greatest poets – some might say the greatest – of his generation writing in English has left the building aged a far-too-soon 53.
The Brit is back
Lesley Riddoch
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Lesley and I swore that we'd never do another evening recording session.Yet here we are as she's off to visit the European Union tomorrow. More of the EU later. We begin with the annual resurrection of the Broon frae Kirkcaldy...
We cannot simply wait for the PM to change his mind
The National
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ADVICE being meted out to Scotland in its 700th anniversary year of the Declaration of Arbroath is to accept the illegitimacy of the conduct of the English Parliament at Westminster, apparently in the name of legitimacy – ie, a contrived legitimacy that applies to Scotland so as to enable the illegitimacy of Westminster’s conduct to proceed.
Would leaving the UK harm Scotland’s international goods exports?
Believe In Scotland
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Many people are concerned about how Scotland would ensure export success outside of the UK. We say the question should be whether being part of the UK has had anything to do with Scotland’s export success and whether our membership of the UK puts us at risk. We researched and we found the following:  The […]