It is highly likely that we are about to see a Scottish income tax rise. Here we look at why this is necessary and what form the changes may take.
In 2014, Iain Gray and Scottish Labour seemed to be pretty keen on fracking in Scotland. Now they are claiming responsibility for banning it.
A few months ago Adam Tomkins MSP wrote in the Daily Record urging the Scottish government to investigate UBI. Now he is castigating them for it.
The nursing crisis is mainly caused by a decade of austerity followed by Brexit, Despite this, most Scots wouldn’t have it any other way.
You can see from the government’s plan, they intend to get on with the day job, protect Scotland’s interests post-EU, and keep door open for indyref2
The Labour Brexit strategy is still problematic, only delayed. However, if they were successful in stalling Brexit, it may help those who want indyref2.
While the SNP are far from perfect, they have done more to mitigate Tory austerity than any other party, and here is the evidence to prove it.
Tommy Sheppard talks about how we could win back leave voting SNP supporters and highlights the limitations of Jeremy Corbyn.
Momentum released a video asking how Abellio was granted the Scotrail franchise. If they’d just googled they’d see Labour are more culpable than the SNP.
An analysis of GE2017 votes suggests that the SNP got their strategy wrong on the question of the EU, at least in the short term.
I understand why the left might be dissapointed by the SNP and attracted to Labour. That said, a strong SNP is a better lever for real change.
With repealing OBFA, just as with staging indyref2, the argument that public opinion is against just isn’t good enough in a parliamentary democracy.
According to a new YouGov survey, apathy hurt the SNP more than any other factor in GE2017. About a quarter of 2015 SNP voters didn’t vote.
Let us know what you think Strugeon and the SNP should do now. We think she should play the long game by forcing the Tories to reject indyref2.
I hope that Jeremy Corbyn becomes the PM and transforms the UK. If you want to help him then the worst thing you could do is vote for Scottish Labour.
Kezia Dugdale recently accused the SNP at Westminster of only fighting for independence. This reply on Twitter by an SNP staffer crushed that ludicrous statement.