Tag Archives: SNP

Now comes the Winter of our Discontent

From the Nightmares of Summer to the Winter of our discontent. How short a time it seems since early summer, and how much has happened since. To begin with we had the vote and the announcement in the Scottish Parliament … Continue reading

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My Fight

WARNING…… What Follows is extremely long and massively contentious “By far the greatest bulk of the political ‘education,’ which in this case one may rightly define with the word ” propaganda,’ is the work of the press. It is the … Continue reading

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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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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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When Polls don’t work

I am always sceptical about polls, and for very good reasons. They can be fun, they can be informative to an extent, but are open to manipulation depending on what questions are asked, who they are asked of, and how … 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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We will Not Sit Down. We will not shut Up. We Will Be Heard

After the despicable attempts of the Tory government to shove through the European Exit bill in the committee stage, giving as little time as possible to debate amendments ,and Torys filibustering to prevent discussion, with 2 Torys speaking for half … Continue reading

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