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Better Together: arisen with a new cause

By Derek Bateman If there was one aspect of the referendum that turned off Labour people it was Better Together. From the first grudging acceptance of...

Scottish Six: Alive or dead? And why does it matter?

Commentary by Derek Bateman Because, of course, I always believe everything I read in the old media, bless ‘em, I take it the chances of...

The Establishment pottiness of PMQs, reform or no reform

Commentary by Derek Bateman My first response is Who Cares? PMQs? Haud me back…a platform for the bully boys and bigots to bawl at each...

Golden opportunity to seize Brexit agenda for the good of Scotland...

As we still await a coherent move from the UK Government on Brexit, Alex Neil MSP urges the Scottish National Party to seize the...

Stop debating Indyref2 timing: Unionists are campaigning already

Commentary by G.A.Ponsonby I watched the third instalment of the Altered State documentary this week.  It covers last year’s referendum, its aftermath and whether independence...

The challenges facing Scottish housing

By Chris Cunningham Housing is devolved isn’t it?  That’s clear then, the Smith Commission won’t have much impact on it? Wrong! The Scottish Parliament is currently responsible...

Challenging the ‘delusion’ of cheap, safe shale gas extraction

Will Scotland end up in the (fracking) pocket of Donald Trump and Theresa May? In the latest of our running series of articles covering...

Lamont quits, let us bid farewell

  Johann Lamont is to stand down as leader of the Labour Party in Scotland after a lacklustre referendum campaign and amid claims of...

McTernan to head up the branch office

Derek Bateman writes a fan letter to Labour's new branch office 'chief of staff' It isn’t getting much airtime yet but there is deep unhappiness...

A question of morals for the ‘golden oldies’ of Project Fear

Commentary by Derek Bateman It’s Golden Oldies time for Better Together…with two giants of Project Fear demonstrating their moral credentials in the same week. First Alistair...