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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...

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...

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...

Cuddis election special 2: Why can’t Tories just leave me alone?

Citizen Caddis concludes his one-man election mission to explain For the second time this month, our postie violated the airspace of my lobby by poking yet...

How the Tories gamed devolution and why we can’t let them...

Commentary by Christopher Silver In 2007 I overheard a conversation in an Edinburgh pub on the politics of devolution. This was, as I recall, an...

One nation Scottish Toryism supplanted by the cold stridency of Ruth...

Commentary by Derek Bateman What went wrong with the Tories? There was a time when it was respectable, normal even, to regard the Conservatives as...

Perils of British independence: what does residual unionism tell us about...

Commentary by Christopher Silver “The vote on 18 September could indeed be a moment of destiny, but not the one the separatists are praying for:...

The moment approaches for absolutes to collide in Scottish politics

Commentary by Derek Bateman The BBC news at 5.30 this morning started with an item about Boris Johnson burrowing away to wheedle promises about trade...

Newsnet’s Nostradamus takes a look at Scottish politics, 2017 style

In the spirit of New Year, regular commentator Bernard Thompson touts his expertise to the Scottish opposition for 2017 The weak are a long time...

Brewster skewers Great Fluffy Puddin o’ the Chieftain Race

Commentary by Citizen "Sir" F'tang F'tang Ole Biscuit Barrel, er-Cuddis, Knight of the Realm of Despondency that is Scotlandshire. Gordon Brewster's recent Politics Scotland interview with...