Tag Archives: SNP

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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Time to Get Out of Dodge

Yesterday was the day when every Scot, regardless of political leaning should have been conclusively made aware the disrespect that the majority of the Westminster parliament and in particular the current British government hold them in. I can only call … Continue reading

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Lentils and Watermelons

Anyone would be forgiven for thinking that Lentils and Watermelons are utterly dreadful if they watched the meltdown in the Scottish parliament yesterday by ace Tory troll Murdo Fraser MSP. Murdo was fair doing his dinger at Patrick Harvey and … Continue reading

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Unionists are Not Unionists

It may seem a strange thing to say, but unionists are not unionists. Whatever they may be, or whatever they think they are, what they are decidedly not is Unionist. Many residents of Scotland when asked how they identify themselves, … Continue reading

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