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Tag: GE2015

Macwhirter: Tracking Scotland’s peaceful revolution

Political commentator Iain Macwhirter has been in prolific mood in recent years. Apart from his newspaper columns, he has produced three books about Scotland's...

The Prof asks: Has the BBC approach failed or backfired?

Have the BBC’s dirty tricks failed? Have they even back-fired? As I write on May 4 2015, I have only the opinion polls to tell...

Election campaign analysis from two leading writers

Two top writers from different disciplines joined Derek Bateman this week to ponder the election campaign and whether the polls are really telling the...

BROADCAST NEWS 19: Are the propagandists losing their nerve in election...

Professor John Robertson reviews the daily TV news for March 30 - April 2 Here’s a thought. It’s only that, so far. Is it likely...

Seven-headed debate reveals the power of women in modern politics

By Derek Bateman Part of the framework of British politics has been the illusion of exclusive leadership in which only the Big Boss has a...

Sturgeon: Vote for an independent Scotland, and a better UK

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out her general election priorities before 3,000 SNP delegates at the SNP spring conference in Glasgow. Here Newsnet.scot presents...

A dominant SNP will face complex issues in the pursuit of...

As the party gathers for its pre-election spring conference in Glasgow, Alex Bell considers possible realities of a SNP breakthrough at Westminster this year. The...

Salmond: Labour’s paying the price for missing the trick on Devo...

by a Newsnet.scot Reporter Alex Salmond believes Labour and Tories made massive mistakes by ignoring the "Devo Max" referendum option when it was being negotiated...

Ashcroft poll continues to predict SNP landslide and Labour / LibDem...

By Derek Bateman If you thought SNP supporters were getting blasé, well the latest round of Ashcroft polling will have many gaping in amazement. Ashcroft’s first...

In the Murphy bunker, refugees are sniffing the polls for signs...

Commentary by Derek Bateman You know it’s bad when even Professor John Curtice is saying: "Hey guys. Wake up and smell the coffee." I suspect though,...