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It’s official: The hard-left has taken over Scottish Labour

It’s official: The hard-left has taken over Scottish Labour

Eddie McGarrity November 19, 2017 0

“To purge, or not to purge,” as Shakespeare would have written, had Hamlet been a professional politician who knew better than the working classes what was good for them. The answer, as all good

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The SNP leadership is quietly backing Brexit

The SNP leadership is quietly backing Brexit

Jon Stanley March 26, 2016 0

Vote Leave, Get Sexit Humour is a powerful political tool and especially here in Scotland. ‘Vote SNP, Get Sexy Socialism’ is a popular meme with Scottish nationalists.  Angry Salmond, a political commentator sporting a

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SNP Weighing Up Banning Washing Machines

SNP Weighing Up Banning Washing Machines

Alex MacDonald September 6, 2015 5

The Scottish Government is deliberating over proposals to remove high energy using appliances such as washing machines and tumble dryers, reports The Sunday Post. The “Making things Last” proposals, which are based on “moving

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The SNP Under a Microscope: The Most Authoritarian Party in Britain

The SNP Under a Microscope: The Most Authoritarian Party in Britain

Lee Jenkins April 6, 2015 37

Alongside UKIP, the SNP are set to be the wildcards in this year’s General Election, and with a strong performance by the party’s leader Nicola Sturgeon in the leadership debate this week attention is

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Scottish Independence One Year Out From Referendum

Backbencher September 23, 2013 0

The all-important vote for Scottish Independence will take place on the 18th of September next year. In less than a year, the electorate of Scotland will go to the polls to decide their fate.

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Time For Walker To Live Up To His Name

Time For Walker To Live Up To His Name

Backbencher August 30, 2013 0

Has his latest transgression made the position of Bill Walker MSP untenable? Those readers who do not take an active interest in Scottish political life will most likely be unaware of the recent revelations

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The Economic Impact of Scottish Independence

Backbencher July 29, 2013 2

By M. J. Coutts On the 18th September 2014, to paraphrase the REM song, ‘’ It could be the end of the UK as we know it’’, the UKs relationship with Scotland could change.

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Brussels is not worth the mass

Brussels is not worth the mass

Jon Stanley December 11, 2012 4

Jon Stanley,   The recent confirmation by Jose Manuel Barroso that an independent Scotland would have to apply to join the EU left me thinking there are now two leaders in British politics who

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