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Letters II: Indy movement must be more assertive to clear the final hurdle

Even Margaret Thatcher acknowledged that an SNP majority among the Scottish MPs at Westminster would justify a demand for independence

I HAVE been following and contributing to the ongoing debate about the mandate for independence. My own view is that between the 2016 Holyrood manifesto and the subsequent election result, and the presence of 56 SNP MPs, there exists a de facto…

12:00am Thursday 27 April 2017

Lesley Riddoch: Be sure to vote in the local elections ... and help pave the way to indyref2

Next week’s council elections could herald widespread organisational changes in local government

IT’S the election that’s been completely sidelined by Theresa’s snap UK poll -- forgotten by everyone that is except candidates, political parties, community activists and pollsters. But the local election results could be far more important…

12:00am Thursday 27 April 2017

'Mr Project Fear' Blair McDougall to stand for Labour at the General Election

Blair McDougall, who was Better Together’s head strategist, will be up against sitting SNP MP Kirsten Oswald in East Renfrewshire

LABOUR was last night accused of “wheeling out Mr Project Fear” by selecting the former Better Together boss Blair McDougall to challenge the SNP in a bid to regain East Renfrewshire at the General Election.

12:00am Thursday 27 April 2017

Ask Angry: Don’t stoop so low as to vote for Tory nastiness

Ruth Davidson on a mobility scooter in a controversial photo op

The National's Agony Uncle answers YOUR problems

12:00am Thursday 27 April 2017

Alyn Smith: Empathy fatigue? It's not something you'll find here

EU nationals will always be warmly welcomed in Scotland

‘Empathy fatigue’ sounds like the kind of malaise that sits alongside Gauloises and Garbo, a dated phrase from another time. Not something you would associate with a vibrant, modern society, one more globally interconnected every day.

12:00am Thursday 27 April 2017

POLL RESULTS: Should an independence referendum be mentioned in pro-indy party manifestos?

POLL: Should the SNP and Greens include in their general election manifestos that a simple majority of pro-independence MPs would explicitly strengthen the mandate for a second independence referendum?

IT has been a topic of controversy - should the pro-independence parties include an explicit statement on a strenghtened mandate in their election manifestos?

12:18pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Wee Ginger Dug: SNP then Yes – that’s the path to our Scottish independence revolution

Meaningless ritual: Theresa May at PMQs

AND we’re off on the childish charade that passes for a Westminster General Election. Actually, British politics has been off for quite some time – so much so it’s really pretty rancid. There are two-month-old cartons of milk that are fresher…

12:00am Saturday 22 April 2017

SNP MP Tommy Sheppard calls on Greens to avoid splitting pro-independence vote in marginal seats

Tommy Sheppard suggested that Labour’s Ian Murray could lose his Edinburgh seat

TOMMY Sheppard has called on the Scottish Greens not to stand candidates in seats the Tories could take at the General Election. The SNP MP for Edinburgh East, who was a key figure in the Yes campaign in 2014, urged branches not to fight…

12:00am Wednesday 26 April 2017

Crowds hit The Hague to rally for Scottish indy

Supporters of Scottish independence at a rally in The Hague

A RALLY in support of Scottish independence is planned in Berlin after a successful march in the Netherlands on Saturday.

12:00am Monday 24 April 2017

Plea to indy parties: Manifestos should insist votes mean support for #ScotRef

SIC convener Elaine C Smith

ALL political parties supporting independence should include in their manifesto that a return of a majority of Indy MPs would show “explicit and undeniable” support for a mandate to hold a second referendum, according to the Scottish Independence…

12:00am Tuesday 25 April 2017
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