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Tag: indyref

Reflections on the EU referendum challenges to come

By Dr Peter Lynch I know we’ve just had an election but be prepared for more, much more. David Cameron seems set to fire the...

Elaine C Smith: We need to talk to No voters to...

By Maurice Smith Leading actress, comedienne and political activist Elaine C Smith says that for Scotland to achieve independence, Yes campaigners must reach out to...

Bateman: Alex Salmond and the Devo Max ballot question

Commentary by Derek Bateman The admission by Alex Salmond in Newsnet’s television series that he had encouraged the creation of a second question in the...

Salmond Pt 3: Devo Max, The Vow (and the black black...

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter Alex Salmond relates the tussle with the Unionist parties over the question of a "Devo Max" option on the referendum ballot...

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...

Treasury chief Macpherson rapped for abandoning civil service impartiality

Report by Thomas Connolly The head of the Treasury has had his knuckles rapped by a House of Commons select committee for his admitted bias...

Sturgeon’s honesty on oil marks a seismic shift in SNP thinking

Commentary by Alex Bell The headline from First Minister's Questions has been about the repulsive homophobic attack on Ruth Davidson. Important as it is to...

BBC Trust rejects more complaints of indyref news “bias”

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter The BBC Trust has rejected a tranche of appeals against BBC News for its coverage of Scottish affairs during last year’s...

Some Scots deny themselves nationhood except on the sports field

David Williams offers a personal view on 80-minute patriotism at Murrayfield I watched a rugby match on television last weekend. This was a strange affair....

The Scottish polls and a tale of two coalitions

By Philip Johnstone The recent polls returned by Lord Ashcroft show a Scotland painted yellow with SNP colours. Of course it covered only 16 seats and...