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Tag: SNP

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...

Podcast: Working as an MP in these turbulent times

This week's keyword is "turbulent". Brexit, Trump, you name it. Turbulent politics and politicians. A turbulent electorate and the social fall-out of the economy,...

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...

Tales of two cities: Can Scotland’s anti-Tory majority be mobilised?

Commentary by Christopher Silver Sometimes events on the ground throw mainstream politics into flux. If you’re sceptical of such an assertion it is worth nothing...

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...

Continuity in Crisis: Lessons From #GE2017

Commentary by Christopher Silver It is risky to attempt to predict where the Great British Crisis will lead us all next. No one can be more...

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...

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...

Podcast: Onward march of simplistic election politics

Halfway through the general election campaign, the various party manifestos slipping into the public consciousness, and the opinion polls remain largely unchanged. Is the...