Time to start listing the full costs of prorogation

Source:: The National Time to start listing the full costs of prorogation FOLLOWING on from the comments made by Robert Johnston suggesting class action in response to the unlawful prorogation (Letters, September 17), it is very apt that the Scottish Parliament passed the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act in 2018. Legal costs can now be spread across a group of litigants, instead of the burden being on an individual, where the claims are for more than £100,000. Read the full article:: The National Time to start listing the full costs of prorogation

The toxic culture of austerity is embedded in all aspects of UK life

Source:: The National The toxic culture of austerity is embedded in all aspects of UK life JO Swinson ended her UK party conference by demonising the SNP for filling the little heads of the Scottish electorate with dirty underhand SNP anti-austerity nonsense, hiding the SNP desire for Scotland to be an independent nation state. Read the full article:: The National The toxic culture of austerity is embedded in all aspects of UK life

Flying with Wings

Source:: Wings Over Scotland Flying with Wings As the mandate for a second independence referendum currently sits gathering dust in the SNP vaults, discussion has started on ways to generate some movement. One of these has been the possibility of a Wings political party being set up to campaign for Holyrood list seats, which has generated rather a lot of attention. Various […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland Flying with Wings

Supreme Court told: 'Mother of parliaments is being shut down by the father of lies'

Source:: The National Supreme Court told: ‘Mother of parliaments is being shut down by the father of lies’ A LEADING Scottish lawyer has told the Supreme Court that the “mother of parliaments” is being shut down “by the father of lies”. Read the full article:: The National Supreme Court told: ‘Mother of parliaments is being shut down by the father of lies’

Unionist poll backfires hilariously as Curtice confirms rise in indyref2 support

Source:: The National Unionist poll backfires hilariously as Curtice confirms rise in indyref2 support A POLL commissioned by a Unionist group has backfired, with expert John Curtice saying it highlights growing support for independence and a swing in favour of holding a second vote “sooner rather than later”. Read the full article:: The National Unionist poll backfires hilariously as Curtice confirms rise in indyref2 support

We stood, and we still stand

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug We stood, and we still stand It’s been five years since Scotland went to the polls in the independence referendum. The poll might have produced a win for no, but the result merely signalled the beginning of the question about Scotland’s place in the world and not the end of it. Five years on and we’re still asking, and the voices calling for Scotland to retake its rightful place amongst the independent nations of the world are louder and more confident than ever. There is a… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug We […]

SNP accuse Jeremy Corbyn of an 'abdication of duty' over Brexit vote

Source:: The National SNP accuse Jeremy Corbyn of an ‘abdication of duty’ over Brexit vote THE SNP has accused Jeremy Corbyn of an “abdication of duty” after the Labour leader refused to rule out remaining neutral in any future EU referendum. Read the full article:: The National SNP accuse Jeremy Corbyn of an ‘abdication of duty’ over Brexit vote

Loyalist parade to march past Hope Over Fear independence rally

Source:: The National Loyalist parade to march past Hope Over Fear independence rally A LOYALIST group are set to march past an independence rally in Glasgow’s George Square on Saturday. Read the full article:: The National Loyalist parade to march past Hope Over Fear independence rally

WATCH: Boris Johnson confronted by furious father on hospital visit

Source:: The National WATCH: Boris Johnson confronted by furious father on hospital visit BORIS Johnson was left stunned after the father of a sick child confronted the Prime Minister on the Toires’ management of the NHS . Read the full article:: The National WATCH: Boris Johnson confronted by furious father on hospital visit

Johnson 'ill-advised' to prorogue Parliament, says Edinburgh University expert

Source:: The National Johnson ‘ill-advised’ to prorogue Parliament, says Edinburgh University expert PRIME Minister Boris Johnson was ill-advised to prorogue Parliament, but it could be problematic for the Supreme Court to exercise a judgment on whether or not the act was lawful, a legal expert has said. Read the full article:: The National Johnson ‘ill-advised’ to prorogue Parliament, says Edinburgh University expert

Alex Salmond would have delayed indyref had he foreseen what lay ahead

Source:: The National Alex Salmond would have delayed indyref had he foreseen what lay ahead ALEX Salmond has said he would not have held Scotland’s vote on independence in 2014 if he had known Boris Johnson would become Prime Minister and that the UK would be facing the prospect of a hard Brexit. Read the full article:: The National Alex Salmond would have delayed indyref had he foreseen what lay ahead

WATCH: Joanna Cherry's brilliant Brexit performance on Channel 4 News

Source:: The National WATCH: Joanna Cherry’s brilliant Brexit performance on Channel 4 News JOANNA Cherry has drawn plaudits from across the UK after she spoke about the Supreme Court challenge against Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament . Read the full article:: The National WATCH: Joanna Cherry’s brilliant Brexit performance on Channel 4 News

Ronnie Cowan: Indyref2 will hinge on Scotland's self-belief

Source:: The National Ronnie Cowan: Indyref2 will hinge on Scotland’s self-belief FIVE years ago, at the count in Inverclyde, as I watched the referendum result unfold, I was full of hopes and aspirations for a new emerging nation. Early in the evening when the Clackmannanshire count was announced we knew we had lost the referendum. Mathematically victory was still possible, but the writing was clearly on the wall. Read the full article:: The National Ronnie Cowan: Indyref2 will hinge on Scotland’s self-belief

I might have caused offence in 2014, but look what happened next

Source:: The National I might have caused offence in 2014, but look what happened next FIVE years ago today, we had the chance to vote for Scottish independence. The debate was fierce. I know that because I was running my mouth and typing like a menace daily for months leading up to it. I lost friends over it. People actually deleted me on Facebook, which is probably, in the modern-day world, the most hurtful thing that you can do to an acquaintance you never see in real-life and could have just muted instead. Some of… Read the full […]

Nicola Sturgeon in Germany – Scotland 'fighting' for European future

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon in Germany – Scotland ‘fighting’ for European future SCOTLAND’S First Minister said she was “fighting” for a European future as she visited Berlin. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon in Germany – Scotland ‘fighting’ for European future