nicola sturgeon

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Will Nicola Sturgeon be the first FM to raise taxes?

READ IAIN ON TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND SUNDAYS ONLY IN THE HERALD AND SUNDAY HERALD.    We had the Iron Lady, now we have the Irn Bru Lady, said a speaker on BBC’s Morning Call. I’m not sure which is worse, being compared to Margaret Thatcher or Scotland’s other national drink. But Nicola Sturgeon should get … Continue reading

Forget Barroso, what if the David Cameron takes Scotland out of Europe.

 Sunday Herald 16/12/12 I don’t know about Tantric sex, but the Prime Minister is certainly a teaser. Last week he informed hungry hacks at a Westminster press lunch that he had delayed yet again his long forecast speech on a referendum on European membership. He said that like Tantric sex, it would be worth the … Continue reading

Nicola Sturgeon didn’t do anything wrong – but politicians need to think about who they help.

   Sturgeon intervenes in aid of benefit cheat; First Minister lobbies for illegal immigrant on drug charges; SNP leadership in cash-for-access row over sale of parliamentary lunches… You could be forgiven for thinking that the SNP administration had taken leave of its senses recently, or belatedly started playing catch up with Labour and the Tories … Continue reading

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