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The truth is the SNP are making a complete mess of governing Scotland

The truth is the SNP are making a complete mess of governing Scotland

James Bickerton April 15, 2017 1

The SNP are very keen to talk about Scottish independence. As a news story I’ll admit this ranks alongside the Pope being a Catholic and bears disposing of bodily waste in the woods. Of

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How Brexit Will Save the Union

How Brexit Will Save the Union

Alexander Fiúza October 9, 2016 0

Enough time has passed since the earthquake of the referendum that the new order can begin to be seen. A much underreported development in this regards the Union. It is not that it won’t

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The United Kingdom Will Stay United

The United Kingdom Will Stay United

Alexander Fiúza June 30, 2016 0

One of the various straws clutched at by Europhiles aggrieved with the voting public is that our vote to Leave will trigger the disintegration of the United Kingdom. Starting with the questionable premise that

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Questions Of Independence

Questions Of Independence

Backbencher April 26, 2014 0

Ellie McHugh assesses the implications of the impending referenda on self-determination in both Scotland and the wider United Kingdom The United Kingdom stands at the nexus of two great debates on the nature of

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An Abandoned People: The impact of Scottish independence on their Ulster diaspora

An Abandoned People: The impact of Scottish independence on their Ulster diaspora

Michael Shaw April 23, 2014 1

Ulster has always been London’s headache but Scottish independence could make it a real thorn in Salmond’s side. What has been completely ignored in the Scottish independence debate is the possibility that England, Wales

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The biggest issue with an independent Scotland is defence policy

The biggest issue with an independent Scotland is defence policy

Backbencher October 15, 2013 1

Michael Jones highlights the problems associated with an independent Scottish defence policy. This week, Whitehall published a paper entitled Scotland Analysis: Defence, reiterating the government’s unwavering position on the prospect of an independent Scotland: 

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Egypt cuts off all diplomatic ties with Syria – What does this mean for the region’s security?

Egypt cuts off all diplomatic ties with Syria – What does this mean for the region’s security?

Derek Van De Ven June 17, 2013 1

In front of a packed audience in Cairo, Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi announced that his government would be shutting down the Syrian embassy in Cairo and sending all Syrian diplomats home. Morsi also announced

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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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The Cyprus Anomaly: Why the EU should give Britain more flexibility

The Cyprus Anomaly: Why the EU should give Britain more flexibility

Backbencher January 26, 2013 0

Neil Wilson cites Cyprus as an example why the EU should give Britain more flexibility. CYPRUS’S existence as an EU nation is a thumb in the eye to David Cameron’s Europhile detractors. An example

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