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The SNP has a cause: it’s time that we heard it...

Commentary by Derek Bateman Haven’t written for a while – I’ve been doing the day job. I’ve also been preparing to go on holiday and...

A renewed search for Yes amidst the debris of Brexit

Commentary by Christopher Silver On the morning of June 24 last year, when the UK decided to leave the European Union, there was little comfort...

The Barnett bypass won’t survive Tory deflection and abuse of UK...

Commentary by Derek Bateman The Barnett Bypass is the worst example I recall of what is an accepted funding formula being exploited unfairly for raw...

Dead lady stumbling, the Colonel in fatigues and Borders warfare

Commentary by Russell Bruce One thing is clear from the general election outcome – May cannot survive as Prime Minister for long. The questions are...

Theresa, the DUP, and the pipsqueak ‘representing’ Scotland in Cabinet

Commentary by Derek Bateman What is a Secretary of State for? Scotland’s was abolished in 1746 when naughty highlanders attempted some pre-emptive devolution but was...

The Blame Game / Confusion Theory and our own culpability

Commentary by Carolyn McCole Apparently it was a “General Election”. This is the third act twist which nobody saw coming. Some people thought it was a re-run...

Tales of two cities: Can Scotland’s anti-Tory majority be mobilised?

Commentary by Christopher Silver Sometimes events on the ground throw mainstream politics into flux. If you’re sceptical of such an assertion it is worth nothing...

Continuity in Crisis: Lessons From #GE2017

Commentary by Christopher Silver It is risky to attempt to predict where the Great British Crisis will lead us all next. No one can be more...

The after-party hangover and that terrible feeling of regret

Commentary by Carolyn McCole For Teresa May, this must feel like the morning after a bad party. Going in with the expectation of making more...

The yawning chasms within British Conservatism over its DUP love-in

Commentary by Russell Bruce The people have spoken, the bastards So said Dick Tuck in his concession speech following his loss in the 1966 California State...