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Tag: UK

Human rights

My rights, your rights, our rights, everyone’s rights

Molly Pollock takes a look through the implications of the UK's intention to reduce Human Rights in the UK with inferior legislation...

If Scotland leaves the UK…

By Newsroom Murdo effectively 'explains' that England will be too wee, too poor and too stupid if Scotland leaves....

Independence in the Modern World

Molly Pollock takes a look over the first paper on Building a New Scotland launched this week and selects some pertinent parts...

Kleptocracy in the UK

Molly Pollock covers a shocking report published days before Christmas that got virtually no coverage. Nine words from the quote below sums...
Sam Taylor not so bright spark at These Islands

Scotland is blessed with enormous renewable resources but…

Molly Pollock takes apart the nonsense argument of the Chief Executive of unionist organisation, These Islands, that because Scotland has more energy...
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.
Scottish Independence Referendum H of C Briefing paper

Shades of legal grey – Part 1

Molly Pollock, Newsnet's Research Editor, picks her way through a House of Commons briefing paper that lays out the problematic issues both sides face ahead of the coming Independence referendum. There are multiple shades of legal grey in the complex constitutional structure of the union and how it changes following a successful independence referendum

Labour’s UK crisis will boost Yes vote

By John McAllion  We are now into the fourth year of a government that has arguably the worst record in office of any government...

Hammer blow to anti-independence campaign as UK credit rating downgraded

   The UK’s credit rating has been downgraded from AAA to AA1 by credit agency Moody’s. The announcement follows speculation that the much coveted triple...