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Tag: David Mundell

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...

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...

What kind of mandate has ‘Scottish Secretary’ who was only candidate...

Commentary by Derek Bateman I caught part of the STV programme Scotland Tonight, celebrating its fifth year on the air, as it  assessed the success of...

Brexit and the corrosive force that is British unionist intransigence

Commentary by Derek Bateman I do wish you Scottish Nationalists would learn to accept the result of a referendum. You’ve lost twice now. So what’s...

Sturgeon and May kick off first post-Brexit talks as Scots await...

By Patience Magill The Scottish role in UK Brexit negotiations with the European Union looks likely to be enhanced, but details remain sketchy following an...

Bateman: All becomes clear in the world according to the Unionist...

Commentary by Derek Bateman If, like me, you spent the last week confused about why the SNP was giving credence to Labour’s latest ploy, then...

Despite the rhetoric, Labour remains a long way from re-discovering its...

Commentary by Derek Bateman If Labour has rediscovered its soul, is it time to ask why it lost its voice in the indyref? How is...

Scotland’s Borderlands face major poll tussles this May

By Russell Bruce

 The three Westminster constituencies that meet the Border are currently held by each of the three unionist parties. In the middle is Dumfriesshire,...