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If Indyref1 was about currency, Indyref2 will be about sovereignty.

Now that indyref2 – sorry “ScotRef” – has been declared, what kind of campaign is it likely to be?  Unionist commentators, predictably  forecast a more divisive and bitterly fought campaign than last time, and they may be right.  But that’s only because, as the Scottish Police Federation made clear, the 2014 referendum was almost entirely … Continue reading

May and Sturgeon on A50 collision course. Indyref2 within days?

WE’RE all familiar with the game of chicken from Hollywood films. Two testosterone-fuelled men drive head-on at high speed in the sure knowledge that the weaker will eventually swerve to avoid catastrophe – only sometimes they don’t. But it seems women are just as capable of playing this dangerous game. Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon … Continue reading

Federalism has gone the way of the CD and VHS.

NICOLA Sturgeon has yet to make an announcement about the next independence, and says she doesn’t even want people to call it “indyref2”.  But the opposition parties are already fighting it.   In London last week, both Ruth Davidson and Kezia Dugdale launched their first forays against the Nationalists, though there was no hint that … Continue reading

Nicola Sturgeon needs to get moving if she wants indyref2 before Brexit.

Contrary to popular belief, Theresa May has made pretty clear what her red lines are on Brexit. There will be no free movement, no accepting the rulings of the European Court of Justice.  There will be no attempt to remain a member any of the multiple, overlapping EU-sponsored free trading zones: a customs union, single … Continue reading

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