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Tag: Brexit

The result no-one expected, least of all the Tories playing fire...

Commentary by Derek Bateman This is the country and this the government that told us to avoid uncertainty at all costs. When we sought self-government...

Alas poor country: Brexit and the Break up of Britain

Commentary by Christopher Silver Britain, we are told, doesn’t go in for revolutions. The urge to completely overturn the established order is said to be foreign....

Thank you England for a second chance at self-determination – in...

Derek Bateman reflects on that astonishing Brexit result I began to feel European in the early nineties when the arguments about the single currency were...

Podcast: Thinking through Britain’s EU referendum meltdown

Is the UK really on the verge of a sensational Brexit? And if so what would that really mean for Westminster, Holyrood, every political...

A Brexit result and all the accompanying ifs, buts and maybes…

Commentary by Derek Bateman How British would it be if the people voted to come out of Europe and Parliament disagreed? (The creaking sound is...

Defeated Dugdale: Labour will fight to keep Scotland, and UK, in...

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale launched her party's European referendum "remain" campaign in Edinburgh today. As the first in a series of articles about...

Reflections on the EU, the BBC, and voting for both while...

Commentary by Derek Bateman And I thought the Holyrood elections would take precedence over Europe…no sooner do I write it than the First Minister does...

Brexit impact on workers’ law: be careful what you wish...

Commentary by Derek Bateman We have so much democracy, it’s coming out of our ears. It seems every year brings another election, every spring we’re...

Who would be Scotland’s friends in a post-Brexit policy scenario?

Commentary by Derek Bateman What would a Scottish foreign policy look like? Who are our likely friends and allies, who our resentful foes? We will of...