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Scottish Independence Referendum H of C Briefing paper

Shades of legal grey – Part 1

Molly Pollock, Newsnet's Research Editor, picks her way through a House of Commons briefing paper that lays out the problematic issues both sides face ahead of the coming Independence referendum. There are multiple shades of legal grey in the complex constitutional structure of the union and how it changes following a successful independence referendum
Learning from Iceland to use positives to reshape Scotland's political landscape

Earthquakes in the land of fire and ice and Scotland’s political...

By Russell Bruce A story caught my attention last Friday in the New York Times. For a bit over...

Scotland has a jauntier step

By Molly Pollock Scotland, read the headline, is the only country to show improvements across any measures of personal well-being. Well, after being battered by...

Opinion polls, referendum timing and the Stockholm syndrome

Commentary by Iain Bruce It’s difficult to know how many “interesting times” we can inhabit simultaneously but the circumstances of the next referendum takes interesting...

SALMOND Pt 2: The Dream Shall Never Die

Former First Minister Alex Salmond treated an Edinburgh audience to extracts of his referendum diary - and Newsnet TV was there to share the...

Your Scotland Your Voice – Scottish Government publishes Independence Referendum Consultation

By Martin Kelly  First Minister Alex Salmond has outlined the Scottish Government’s detailed proposals for the independence referendum in the much anticipated consultation document. Announcing...

Reasons Scots will vote ‘Yes’ to independence – Shoogly pegs

Analysis by Alex Porter Scottish Unionism has seen better days and there are any number of angles on its current crises.  So, as the...

Michael Forsyth tells Scotland to take it or leave it.

Michael Forsyth, Margaret Thatcher's Scottish secretary, has said proceeding with the Scotland Bill is pointless unless the SNP gives its support, according to reports.Mr...

Keep calm and carry on

by Kenneth Mcneil As the dust settles, slowly, on the momentous events of last week it’s time to look forward to how the great...

Miliband weakest Labour leader for a generation

by Rona Mackay Following Labour leader Ed Miliband's attack on an independence referendum on the BBC Andrew Marr programme today, SNP Westminster leader Angus...