John Bercow: ‘People who are on the losing side are not obliged to accept that their view has been lost forever and they are perfectly entitled to continue to argue for it’.
Category: Scottish Politics
In the independence debate, people often think the worst of the other side’s actions and turn a blind eye to their own problems. Alex Cole-Hamilton’s, Torrancegate intervention is a good example.
Looking at graphs of opinion polling, support for Scottish independence has increased dramatically in 8 years but has stagnated recently.
In the last week, both Scottish Labour and Tories have made big principled stances that crumbled when push came to shove.
The Scottish Government has released research looking at the impact of Brexit on the Scottish Economy. The report predicts all forms of Brexit will be costly to the average person.
This letter, from a Consultant based at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, published in the Scotsman, explains what normally happens when a person visits A&E.
Is the Scottish public against the proposals in the Gender Recognition Consultation? Maybe, but there is no way to tell from the polling data.
A simple way to destigmatise the independence cause, increase support and counter the myth that nobody wants indyref2, is to be more visual. In 2018, wear a Yes badge more often.
Scottish Labour has a new leader but judging by his response to the new budget he is going to make the same mistakes as his predecessors.
The Scottish Government has announced that from next year, income tax will change in Scotland. Find out how this will impact you.
The Scottish Tories keep voting for the Brexit power grab, but this week they pledged to save us from it. Forgive me for being sceptical.
Off the cuff joke or attempt to discredit an expert? Asking a Civil Engineer his political affiliations in an interview about bridges is extraordinary.
We have been critical of Tory MP Douglas Ross over the years, but it is only fair to give him credit for crossing party lines in the WASPI vote.
Remember when Andrew Neil said that 1 in 5 Scottish primary School children is functionally illiterate. Well, the BBC has just admitted that was made up.
A lot of unionist commentators think Richard Leonard’s Englishness will stop him becoming First Minister. It won’t, but alienating half the voters will.
The Scottish Affairs Committee at Westminster has just published a report stating that urgent action is needed to prevent a constitutional crisis.