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Tag: Scottish National Party

Opinion polls, referendum timing and the Stockholm syndrome

Commentary by Iain Bruce It’s difficult to know how many “interesting times” we can inhabit simultaneously but the circumstances of the next referendum takes interesting...

Why I wouldn’t have voted for Pete Wishart 

Iain Bruce takes issue with a Westminster SNP MP's position on the next independence campaign. It is generally agreed that as Chair of the Scottish...

The cosy relationships within Scotland’s chattering classes fail to impress

Derek Bateman's article about Labour's exploitation of the holiday period to line up several days of pre-arranged press coverage sparked an angry reaction from...

A year on, May urged to be humble and listen to...

Report by Patience Magill A year into her calamitous Premiership, Theresa May has been urged by the Scottish National Party to put her warm words...

Democracy carpet-bagged live on TV, millions of witnesses

Commentary by Derek Bateman Well, this changes everything. We’re now staring at the carpet-bagging of democracy as a Prime Minister who said Now is not...

Sturgeon: Scotland at crossroads with opportunity to seize lasting change

On the eve of what may become a historical Scottish Parliamentary vote in favour of a new independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon chose...

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...

Podcast: Tommy’s journey from Labour mainstream to SNP

It is being billed as one of the most polite campaigns of recent politics. Chris , Angus Robertson Tommy Sheppard and Alyn Smith have...

Podcast: Alyn Smith on nationalism and internationalism

Imagine a Scotland with a place of its own at the international table. Alyn Smith certainly can. A Scottish member of the European Parliament...

Why I’m giving both votes to the SNP rather than a...

Derek Bateman sets out his personal view on voting intentions Oh my god! I forgot it’s election day. Sitting with a coffee from my George...