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Tag: Scottish National Party

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...

Why I wouldn’t have voted for Pete Wishart 

Iain Bruce takes issue with a Westminster SNP MP's position on the next independence campaign. It is generally agreed that as Chair of the Scottish...

The cosy relationships within Scotland’s chattering classes fail to impress

Derek Bateman's article about Labour's exploitation of the holiday period to line up several days of pre-arranged press coverage sparked an angry reaction from...

A year on, May urged to be humble and listen to...

Report by Patience Magill A year into her calamitous Premiership, Theresa May has been urged by the Scottish National Party to put her warm words...

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...

Sturgeon: Scotland at crossroads with opportunity to seize lasting change

On the eve of what may become a historical Scottish Parliamentary vote in favour of a new independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon chose...

Why I’m giving both votes to the SNP rather than a...

Derek Bateman sets out his personal view on voting intentions Oh my god! I forgot it’s election day. Sitting with a coffee from my George...

Costing success: The dilemma of devolution and nationalism for the SNP

Commentary by Christopher Silver With the SNP’s manifesto launch, we now have a clear picture of how Scotland’s public affairs will be managed over the...

Labour boycotts Commons debate on £100 billion Trident replacement

by Newsnet.scot Reporter The Labour Party's decision to boycott a House of Commons debate on the renewal of the Trident nuclear missile system has been...

First Minister: “Scotland must become a fully participating nation in the...

In the heart of London, First Minister Alex Salmond yesterday set out his vision for a nuclear-free Scotland which is “a good neighbour...