Thursday, January 20, 2022
Newsnet needs your financial support! Donate
Subscribe

Tag: scottish parliament

Why Salmond’s fair society trumps Cameron’s bogus ‘big society’

by George Kerevan THE media have invented something called “Indy Lite”, implying that the SNP has watered down its commitment to Scottish independence in...

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...

Cable confusion over Corporation Tax powers

Pressure mounted today on the UK Government over the transfer of powers over Corporation Tax after the release of a full interview with Vince...

New parliament gets down to business

After the First Minister’s visionary but also business-like opening statement, the Parliament soon got down to its own peculiar business of bashing opponents –...

Independence: Looking back to move forward

by Roddy Macleod Like most Nationalists I am still taking in the events of May 5th and the monumental result in favour of the...

Alex Salmond confirmed as Scotland’s First Minister

Alex Salmond, leader of the SNP, was confirmed as First Minister of the fourth session of the current incarnation of the Scottish Parliament in...

Better angels of our nature: Salmond’s triumph

by Mark Irvine I listened to Alex Salmond's inaugural speech to the Scottish Parliament earlier today - in his second term as Scotland's First...

Scotland’s new President

by Calum Cashley In days of yore the person who kept order in the Scots Parliament was known as the President. These days it's...

A piece that doesn’t mention sectarianism

by Harry McGrath I don’t know who came up with the term “Celtic DNA”, but I dislike it. It seems to suggest the...

Fight is on to give Holyrood power over corporation tax

by George Kerevan FIRST Minister Alex Salmond has said it would be unacceptable for the Coalition government to deny Holyrood the ability to determine...