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Tag: Scottish government

Does Brexit vote underline Scotland is not a country, but a...

Citizen Essay by Alf Baird Anyone can see from recent events the constitutional powerlessness of Scotland as a nation, and how empty is any notion...

Independence will only happen if we’re prepared to break some rules

Commentary by Christopher Silver It should come as no surprise that the UK Government has all but ruled out granting the Scottish Parliament the ability...

Wind stops blowing in Scotland’s favour, thanks to incompetent Nats

When a cub reporter for Radio Shortbread’s four p.m Newsdrive programme misapplied the BBC’s quality control procedures, an unspun package believed to have been...

Fracking: Two experts clash on rights and wrongs of shale gas...

Two leading voices for and against "fracking" gave evidence at Westminster this week. Here Newsnet.scot reproduces the highlights of the exchanges on this vital...

Podcast: Making sense of failing Tory Brexonomics

What on earth is happening to the British economy in the wake of the Brexit vote? Chancellor Philip Hammond's revelation that Brexit may lead...

Podcast: Alex Neil MSP and the Nationalist case for Brexit

Alex Neil, one of the Scottish National Party's most prominent figures, shocked some colleagues when he revealed recently that he voted for Brexit in...

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...

Interview: Brexit Minister on the way ahead for Scottish Government

Michael Russell MSP, the man called back into Government to help deal with the consequences of Brexit, spoke about the task facing the Scottish...

Europe solved the problem of Britain: only the SNP can save...

Commentary by Christopher Silver Sovereignty and borders — the great political themes of the current crisis, were a defining feature of both the SNP and...

Podcast: Jez, Kez and Brexit, from fracking to football

What a busy news week it's been. From Jeremy Corbyn's massive leadership election victory (and all its consequences for Labour north and south of...