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Tag: theresa may

Podcast: Tory Brexit election and what it means for Scotland

It's hard to run a weekly political podcast and ignore the fact that Scotland has two elections to undergo over the coming weeks. Scottish council...

Election special: A Guide to those Scottish Tory mail-shots

Newsnet exclusive: Chief Reporter Citizen Cuddis has produced this special election guide Despite efforts to talk him out of it, and when those failed, to...

Podcast: An election, cor blimey and luv a duck

Cor blimey, turn your back for an instant and before you know it that Theresa May's gone and called an election! What's that all...

It’s time to move to Def Con 1 on Scottish independence

Commentary by Derek Bateman I want to make clear that I am not deviating from any prescribed path towards self-government. On the contrary, even a...

May’s meaningless rhetoric as she launches bid to crush opposition

Commentary by Russell Bruce With polls showing the Tories have a 21 per cent lead in the UK, Theresa May decides the time is right...

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...

Podcast: Reflections on a week of gestures and symbols

It has been a strange week of gestures and symbols. Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon met in Glasgow, agreeing to disagree, before the Scottish...

Brexit plays out as bawdy farce. Well a farce anyway…

Hello Little Englanders. With a stroke of her (Montblanc) pen, that nice Mrs May has sent us back to the 1970s. Inspired, Derek Bateman...

Despatches from the European front line…Edinburgh

Russell Bruce brings you the European news you may have missed The European Union is 60, but perhaps you missed it. Meanwhile in other news… Understandably...

Finally the cards are played in the first round of a...

Commentary by Derek Bateman Let’s admit at the outset that Theresa May is right. She doesn’t have an option except to block a referendum during the Brexit two-year...