The Paradise Papers highlight just how many leading Brexiteers avoid paying taxes. Is it a coincidence that the EU was about to outlaw the practice?
That’s the assessment of Johnathan Lis, deputy director of Influence Group, after returning from a trip to Brussels where he talked to EU politicians.
If you believe that trade is good for the economy, then there is no Brexit scenario being discussed that isn’t completely stupid.
The situation is Catalonia is a mess but it has the potential to get much worse. The only solution is for both sides to sit down and talk.
The Brexiteer goal of frictionless access to the Single Market is deluded. Yet they continue with the fantasy even when the top EU negotiator tells us so.
Not only was May’s anti-EU tirade undiplomatic and counter-productive, the points she made show that she knows Brexit could be a disaster.
Spain’s recent actions show that the UK is about to enter a poker game with the EU nations. May will not want the future of Scotland to be on the table.
In what will come as a surprise to nobody, Spain confirm that they won’t veto Scottish EU membership. They are too busy taking back Gibraltar.
Scotland could remain in the EU according to an EU parliament report written by the political scientist Brendan O’Leary.
While I agree with many of the points made by Jim Sillars with regards to the EU. Independence within the EU trumps the Tory driven alternative.
Germany says they will help Scotland but only conditionally, as a way to punish the UK. We can do better than that. There is one way not to be a German pawn
Today Theresa May delivered her long awaited 12 point Brexit plan. Here it is with the spin removed and the likely reality laid bare.
The deception of 2014 could not be in any more in focus at this time. May’s hard Brexit shows Scotland is a passenger not a partner in the UK
Kezia Dugdale’s response to the ‘Scotland’s Place in Europe’ report was, as we have come to expect, naive, alienating and counter productive.
The answer to the London v Brussels question may be key to winning a second indyref. Although there may be a way to avoid the question.
Tactically, joining EFTA seems like the best solution for persuading the people of Scotland that we can stay in the single market as an independent country.