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As Number Ten prepares to impose consent for the Brexit “power grab” – why Sturgeon was right to defend Donald Dewar’s devolution.

  If we’ve been hearing less from the Scottish opposition parties about Nicola Sturgeon obsessing about independence and not “getting on with the day job”, this may be because she has been doing exactly that. For most of the past year,  the First Minister has been arguing, essentially, the case for devolution not independence.  First, … Continue reading

Local Elections: the SNP won, but the Tories were the story.

The Scottish Tories succeeded in their project of turning the Scottish council elections into a kind of referendum on a second independence referendum, and reaped the electoral reward. The result was a triumph for the Scottish Tory leader, Ruth Davidson, with the Tories gaining more than 164 seats across Scotland, pushing Labour into third place. Mind you, … Continue reading

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