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The New Independent Scotland: A look into the future

The New Independent Scotland: A look into the future

James Snell March 18, 2013 1

 James Snell looks into the Backbencher’s very own crystal ball to see what future awaits an independent Scotland. Much as I supported the right of the Falkland Islanders to choose their own fates, regardless

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Scottish Independence, International Law and State Practice

Backbencher February 21, 2013 3

Scotland leaving the UK poses major legal headaches for Scotland, Westminster and the EU. On the 15th October 2012, the Scottish Government and the UK Government signed the “Agreement between the United Kingdom Government

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YES Scotland! #indyref

YES Scotland! #indyref

Olly Neville February 19, 2013 6

Alex Salmond disgusts me. The man oozes smugness. I would happily cross the road to avoid him, even if an 18 tonne lorry was careering out of control down the middle of it, driven

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An Independent Scotland? No Thanks!

An Independent Scotland? No Thanks!

Andrew Thorpe-Apps February 16, 2013 5

As issues around Scottish independence dominate the political landscape, polling has found that independence is only the 8th most important issue for Scots. The Olympics showed that many remain comfortable with the dual identity of being

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Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Alex MacDonald October 15, 2012 3

Today was a day for the history books as the referendum for Scottish Independence was officially agreed to be held in the next two years. The referendum will have only 1 question on it

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