4 April polls show SNP consolidation

Holyrood 4 polls 1st to 7th April 2021
By Russell Bruce Whilst we wait for the next clutch of polls a quick look at what the first...

Children, rights and Tories

Children, rights and Tories
The UK government has taken the decision to refer two Holyrood laws to the UK Supreme Court to decide if, in introducing and passing these bills, the Scottish Parliament has gone beyond its devolved powers despite the Lord Advocate and Parliament’s Presiding Officer allowing the passage of the bills, considering them within Holyrood’s competency.

SNP and Greens heading for big Indy majority, Alba stuck on...

Ipsos MORI Holyrood poll for STV 7 April 2021
By Russell Bruce The Ipsos MORI poll for STV indicates steady progress for the SNP and the Greens. Ipsos...

There’ll always be a Europe

We are European
By Russell Bruce But will there'll always be an England? This song dating from just before WW11 became a...

Polls: a look at the longer story

A look at Scottish polls over a longer term to see the trend
By Russell Bruce As each poll comes out independence supporters are looking to see what the immediate up/down short...

Another country

Independence 3 Another Country
Molly Pollock came across this powerful video by the great-great-nephew of Robert Cunninghame Graham - author, politician, traveller, socialist, internationalist, humanitarian and...

How many of you remember Alba Pools?

Alba Party the gamble
By Russell Bruce Alba Pools came as a tightly rolled piece of coarse coloured paper about an inch and...

Journey to indyref2 – plan A to Z

New Scottish Election Acts
Lindsay Bruce looks at the process to indyref2 and uncovers a 5 year process to bring about about our second independence referendum, rather answering those who have been asking what the SNP government and Scottish Parliament have been doing to deliver independence.

Two whoops of pleasure

Draft Independence Referendum Bill published. Nicola Sturgeon cleared of breaching Ministerial Code
Draft Independence Referendum Bill published. Nicola Sturgeon cleared of breaching Ministerial Code

Ruth Davidson acts as Salmond’s spokesperson at FMQs

Tory turns Salmond's spokesperson
Salmond's conspiracy clique gains The Baroness as spokesperson to recite David Davis' false claims under Westminster parliamentary privilege. The Scottish parliament does...