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Tag: indyref

Time to challenge received wisdom about second Scottish referendum

Commentary by Carolyn McCole I have a good friend. Let’s call her Claire. We met in 2014. Our values and political opinions are pretty similar,...

Podcast: Author Peter Lynch on the referendum trail

How was the 2014 independence referendum for you? It might seem a strange question, but academic and Yes campaigner Dr Peter Lynch has been...

Three years after #indyref, time to move beyond the divide

Three years ago tonight, Scotland held its breath after the polls closed on that historical independence referendum. Christopher Silver reflects on what happened that...

Podcast: What next for Scottish politics?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's Steven Purcell! Here at Newsnet Studios we have been waiting Steven's arrival for some...

Podcast: Working as an MP in these turbulent times

This week's keyword is "turbulent". Brexit, Trump, you name it. Turbulent politics and politicians. A turbulent electorate and the social fall-out of the economy,...

Triumphalist Tories leading the deluded island towards isolation and failure

Newsnet commentator Christopher Silver considers the real implications of Brexit as articulated by Theresa May and other leading Tories in Birmingham this week. Across the...

Death of Labour, and perhaps of final reason for Scots to...

Commentary by Christopher Silver Of all the sights that the House of Commons has witnessed, last night’s debate on Trident ought to be remembered as...

SNP attacks Unionist trail of broken promises, post referendum

By a Newsnet.scot reporter The SNP has attacked the failure of the UK Government to honour promises made to Scots during the independence referendum, calling...

ALTERED STATES II: Winner Takes Nothing film reflects on indyref aftermath

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter The second part of a retrospective documentary on the Scottish independence referendum and its aftermath - ALTERED STATE - has been...

The young will see UK crumble in slow burning but irreversible...

As we mark the first anniversary of Scotland's extraordinary referendum, Derek Bateman reflects on the 12 months that followed and what they mean for...