Tag Archives: Scottish parliament

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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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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No You Can’t have another referendum

Car crash Dugdale in her speech to the Labour conference stated absolutely clearly (at least for a few hours) that under no circumstance would she or the Scottish Labour branch support a second Scottish Independence referendum. Later she was asked … Continue reading

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Naming and Shaming

Oscar Wilde wrote: “In old days men had the rack. Now they have the Press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralizing. Somebody — was it Burke? — called journalism the fourth … Continue reading

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A Material Change of Circumstance

It seems just like yesterday when Nicola Sturgeon told all and sundry that the SNP and Scottish Government would not be pushing for a second Scottish Independence referendum in the foreseeable future, and that would only transpire if there was … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Unions

Once upon a time way back in 1707 , 125 Lords and Commissioners outvoted 102 Lords and Commissioners to pass the Scottish Act of Union with England. the Duke of Queensberry was largely responsible for the successful passage of the … Continue reading

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Indie EU or out of it?

Can we draw breath for a moment? The political Insanity since the Brexit referendum has been off the scale! The Tories having knifed each other to death, are now forming themselves back into the Tories we all know and love….Self … Continue reading

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