Category Archives: Nicola Sturgeon

The Thistle, the Lion and the Unicorn (taster)

I have ceased blogging to concentrate on writing my book “The Thistle, The lion and the Unicorn” However here is a taster of the Introduction and first chapter. It is unedited as yet…so this is just the first draft with … Continue reading

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Brexit v Independence

The Control freakery of Theresa May seems to know no bounds. First she wanted control of parliament so that parliament would not be able to debate anything to do with her Brexit Bill…. She was challenged and lost in the … Continue reading

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Mandates for Dummies

Well what a week it has been… May comes to Glasgow and meets with  Nicola Sturgeon in a wee hotel room, says nothing of any significance and sods off to do photo opportunities with the polis and then off to … Continue reading

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ODE TO JOY ….IndyRef2 GAME ON!

Bill reported, without amendment (Standing Order No. 83D(6)). Alex Salmond (Gordon) (SNP)  Share this contribution On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. The Government’s refusal to accept a single amendment means there will be no Report stage. The programme … Continue reading

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Article 50 and time to leave

Today the British government finally got round to issuing their white paper on leaving the EU. Having wasted a half hour of my life reading its 77 pages, I discovered that it told us absolutely nothing new whatsoever what their … Continue reading

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Propaganda Onslaught

Over the past couple of days when Scotlands First Minister was visiting Ireland and getting a reception she could only have previously dreamed about, the Unionist Press and Media have been at Red Alert attacking everything and anything they could … Continue reading

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Indyref2…..Why it may not happen

“Talking up indyref2 is irresponsible economic vandalism. Our country is divided enough – don’t divide us again First Minister”, says Kezia Dugdale. UK Govt is saying only a party majority win in a Holyrood election earns a mandate. “Theresa May … Continue reading

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