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Tag: theresa may

OBFA vote and High Court rulings demonstrate limits of modern democracy

Commentary by Derek Bateman It’s the struggle between people and power…the state versus the citizen. It could be the courts or the politicians, no matter....

Brexiteers are deluding themselves, but still hope you will believe them

By Russell Bruce Leaving the EU is a gigantic miscalculation. Europe shares cultural, social and vital security ties as well as being the largest trading...

What kind of mandate has ‘Scottish Secretary’ who was only candidate...

Commentary by Derek Bateman I caught part of the STV programme Scotland Tonight, celebrating its fifth year on the air, as it  assessed the success of...

Can Europe save Britain from a bitter, xenophobic Brexit conclusion?

Commentary by Derek Bateman Consensus is breaking out all over. According to some, we all agree we need a federal solution for Scotland. According to...

Stop the world – England wants to get off, and Scotland...

Russell Bruce argues that Scotland has everything to gain if the Tory Right proceed with a "hard Brexit" as their way out of Europe Is...

Sturgeon launches referendum Bill and challenges May to honour old promises

Report by Patience Magill First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans to publish an independence referendum Bill next week, challenging the UK Government to protect Scotland's...

Triumphalist Tories leading the deluded island towards isolation and failure

Newsnet commentator Christopher Silver considers the real implications of Brexit as articulated by Theresa May and other leading Tories in Birmingham this week. Across the...

Brexit, Parliamentary democracy and the Acts of Union 1706

Commentary by Russell Bruce It is going to be a hard, hard Brexit and I’d be working like a dog It is going to be a...

Brexit: There is little comfort in thinking ‘I told you so’

Commentary by Derek Bateman It ain’t mannerly, I know, but the more I ponder where we are with Brexit the more I’m tempted to say...

Shale gas and nuclear: The economic and moral bankruptcy of UK...

Today the first tanker load of US shale gas arrives at the INEOS plant in Grangemouth, as part of a massive investment by the chemicals...