Tagged: Scotland

The SNP officially supports remaining in Europe but could leaving be a huge boost to their independence campaign? (Photo: The Independent)

The EU Referendum: Ajockalypse Now

The SNP has threatened to hold another independence referendum if Scotland is dragged out of the EU by England. The consequences of ignoring Scotland’s voice in this debate have never been direr. Whilst a...

Ruth Davidson has got Scottish Labour in the crosshairs. (Photo: Channel 4)

Tartan Tories: Ruth’s Revival

After decades of near political irrelevance in Scotland, are the Conservatives finally undergoing a revival under Ruth Davidson? For decades, the Conservatives have remained a near political irrelevance in Scotland. Following devolution and the...

Will Sturgeon still be laughing in May? (Picture: Press and Journal)

Sturgeon’s Silver Lining

After gaining 56 seats in the 2015 general election, the SNP are going from strength to strength. Could they reach an overwhelming majority again in the Scottish Parliament elections? As the date of the...

The Regional Rationale

After “English votes for English laws” passed, Antony Tucker takes a look at the “the ineptitude and idiocy” of the idea and calls for a completely federal state. Thursday 22 October 2015 was a...

Brave Hearts: Scotland Must Break Free

Nicola Sturgeon tells anyone that will listen that a “No” vote in the coming EU referendum may spark another poll on Scotland’s membership of the UK. Filibuster’s Sam Betley spells out the irony of...

The Iron Reign: For Better or Worse?

Labour Party member, Will Matthias, looks at Thatcher’s enduring legacy on today’s politics, and ponders whether the tough medicine was worth it in the end. Throughout history, the United Kingdom has often been a...

Labour: As the Dust Settles

Will Matthias, a Labour Party member, reflects on his party’s dismal showing last Thursday and asks: where now? The Aftermath: Labour By Will Matthias ___________________ Ed Miliband holds his hands up and accepts full...

Aye’ll be back. Hopefully.

A new dawn begins for Scottish Politics. Jim Murphy is the new Scottish Labour leader, brought in with less than six months to go before the election, and already he faces a crisis of...

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