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Tag: scottish parliament

Hamilton: Winnie Ewing’s lightning strike against Labour

By Alexander Bruce Alexander Bruce campaigned in the November 1967 Hamilton by-election won by Winnie Ewing with 18,397 votes...

GRRRRRR and Starmer’s silence on GRA

By Russell Bruce and Molly Pollock Many Labour party MPs in England support changes to make the acquisition of...

Fact Check: Can Scotland hold #indyref2 without a Section 30 from...

Why #indyref2 is very different from 2014. The Scottish Parliament has powers that it did not have in 2014.

Section 30s and much more

By Lindsay Bruce The following explanation on Section 30s, widely used with devolved nations, is only part of the...

A really frustrating place to work in

By Newsroom Rachael Hamilton, Tory MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire and owner of the Buccleuch Arms Hotel in...

Mrs Windsor caught escaping renewable obligations

By Russell Bruce Funny thing about the Royal family with some of the younger members reported to be...
Community versus Home Office Immigration Enforcement


Molly Pollock looks at the contrasts between the actions of Home Secretary Priti Patel's Home Office Immigration Enforcement department with the response...
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.