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Tag: Scottish National Party

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...

Costing success: The dilemma of devolution and nationalism for the SNP

Commentary by Christopher Silver With the SNP’s manifesto launch, we now have a clear picture of how Scotland’s public affairs will be managed over the...

Labour boycotts Commons debate on £100 billion Trident replacement

by Newsnet.scot Reporter The Labour Party's decision to boycott a House of Commons debate on the renewal of the Trident nuclear missile system has been...

First Minister: “Scotland must become a fully participating nation in the...

In the heart of London, First Minister Alex Salmond yesterday set out his vision for a nuclear-free Scotland which is “a good neighbour...

Newsnet Scotland local government update

Upcoming local by-elections Falkirk Council. Bo'ness and Blackness ward on 9 June. Death of Scottish National Party councillor John Constable.    Highland Council....