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Tag: scottish independence

Who is the basket case and where are the broad shoulders...

Commentary by Derek Bateman So GERS proves Scotland is a basket case – independence is over. No, wait. It proves the opposite – we need...

Yes voters and the temptations presented by Jeremy Corbyn

Reporter: Patience Magill Leading Yes campaigner and Scottish author and playwright Alan Bissett has cast doubt on Jeremy Corbyn's credentials in Scotland. In an exclusive interview...

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...

Unfolding Brexit tragedy is a new low in post-war mismanagement

Commentary by Derek Bateman Sorry not to join the general lament but I return from a few weeks in France* with renewed optimism about independence. The...

Podcast: Elliot Bulmer on the need for a Scots constitution

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon may be planning a "reset" on Scottish independence, but what does that mean for those who support the idea? Is...

Podcast: Making sense of the electoral fall-out

A week on from the election that everyone won (and lost) and its implications are becoming clear. The UK is virtually leadership, the Tories...

The task of explaining Scottish independence to Reporting Kurdistan

Commentary by Derek Bateman I was interviewed by Kurdish television about Scottish independence (they’re not exactly disinterested in the subject themselves) and found myself articulating...

Let’s get back to basics on Scottish independence and Europe

Commentary by Derek Bateman The SNP favour the Norway option which I can’t stop thinking of as a Monty Python sketch in a pet shop...

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...

SNP, RISE and pre-campaign nationalist ponderings…

Commentary by Derek Bateman January – named after the Roman god Janus (meaning door) which had two faces. The ability to look in two directions...