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New Scottish Election Acts

Journey to indyref2 – plan A to Z

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.
Scottish Independence Referendum H of C Briefing paper

Shades of legal grey Part 3

Molly Pollock in Part 3 notes the impact of Brexit on Scotland's right to hold another independence referendum, alternatives to a section 30 order and implications of Westminster response.
Scottish Independence Referendum H of C Briefing paper

Shades of legal grey – Part 2

Molly Pollock in Part 2 looks at the constitution part of the briefing paper leading to the Edinburgh Agreement and the parts played by both legal and political process, including the vital importance of the SNP majority at the 2011 Holyrood election.

Keep a light on

By Russell Bruce This is our video report of the event at the Scottish Parliament on Friday 31st...

Tommy Sheppard on the Union

In the day before Westminster broke up, for the summer that is - Westminster has been breaking up day after day during the course...

Claim of Right debate: Tommy Sheppard’s brilliant speech

By Russell Bruce The SNP Claim of Right debate brought SNP MPs out in force at Westminster. But then they are there in force every...

Does Brexit vote underline Scotland is not a country, but a...

By Alf Baird Anyone can see from recent events the constitutional powerlessness of Scotland as a nation, and how empty is any notion of Scottish...

SNP courts controversy by continuing to place advisers on Holyrood committees

By Patience Magill The Scottish National Party's controversial decision to place party-appointed assistants on Holyrood committees has continued to attract criticism as well as attacks by...

Who dares wins: Does post-election Scotland need a new party politics?

With one party so far ahead in the polls, Christopher Silver considers the post-election landscape in Scotland and asks whether the pro-Union parties will...

Time for Scots, and the SNP, to rally to the Kurdish...

Commentary by Derek Bateman Should the SNP and Scottish Nationalists in general be publicly supporting the Kurds? They aren’t just trying to establish a homeland, they...