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Scots Just Wanna Have Fun

Scots Just Wanna Have Fun

Backbencher June 28, 2013 1

Why is there such  a lack of humour in the Scottish politics? ’Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ singer Cyndi Lauper may not be the name on the lips of most Scottish politicos, but her

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“Better Together” Means Just That

“Better Together” Means Just That

Backbencher June 14, 2013 1

Why tribal inter-party rivalry is blunting the No campaign for Scots independence. Last weekend, the historic city of Stirling played host to the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party’s annual conference. An event which drew

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Young, Bright, Scottish, and er, Unionist

Backbencher June 7, 2013 0

First-time young voters in Scotland’s independence referendum will repay First Minister Alex Salmond by voting to keep the Union When the ink dried on the Edinburgh Agreement, both sides of the debate on Scottish

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Political Polarisation: bad news for Ed and Dave, good news for Britain

Backbencher May 27, 2013 0

by Josh Hitchens We’re just over half way through this parliament and a definite shift to both sides of the political spectrum has taken place over the past two and a bit years. On

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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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PMQs Review – 23/1/2013 – Cameron pledges In/Out as Labour shake it all about

PMQs Review – 23/1/2013 – Cameron pledges In/Out as Labour shake it all about

Victoria Monro January 23, 2013 0

Victoria Monro, 23rd January 2013 MIKE Weir, from the SNP, and Jack Dromey, Labour MP, are the saviours of this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions. I credit both of them with asking the only questions

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Scottish Independence – For Whom?

Scottish Independence – For Whom?

Backbencher October 22, 2012 5

Alexander Richardson, @marketanarch Might I be in favour of Scottish Independence by reason or virtue of being a Libertarian? As a Jeffersonian Libertarian, it follows that I favour less government – indeed, to the

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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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