Ian Blackford: Scotland has been treated abhorrently over Brexit

Source:: The National Ian Blackford: Scotland has been treated abhorrently over Brexit THE SNP’s Westminster leader has slammed the UK Government over its new Brexit deal, saying his party could “never vote” for it. Read the full article:: The National Ian Blackford: Scotland has been treated abhorrently over Brexit

This old tweet exposes Ross Thomson's Brexit hypocrisy

Source:: The National This old tweet exposes Ross Thomson’s Brexit hypocrisy SCOTTISH Tory hypocrisy really knows no bounds – and today, a fine example has been served up by MP Ross Thomson. Read the full article:: The National This old tweet exposes Ross Thomson’s Brexit hypocrisy

Brexit: 'Hard to imagine' worse deal for Scotland, says Sturgeon

Source:: The National Brexit: ‘Hard to imagine’ worse deal for Scotland, says Sturgeon THE First Minister has attacked Boris Johnson’s new deal with the EU, calling it “worse even” than the one previously brought forward by Theresa May. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: ‘Hard to imagine’ worse deal for Scotland, says Sturgeon

Mike Russell slams Gove over 'untenable' position on indyref2

Source:: The National Mike Russell slams Gove over ‘untenable’ position on indyref2 MICHAEL Gove is facing criticism for praising the Brexit deal for allowing the future of Northern Ireland to be decided by its people – just months after saying he’d respond to a Section 30 request with a “flat no”. Read the full article:: The National Mike Russell slams Gove over ‘untenable’ position on indyref2

EXPLAINED: What was Brexit backstop – and what's replacing it?

Source:: The National EXPLAINED: What was Brexit backstop – and what’s replacing it? BORIS Johnson’s Brexit deal has removed the border backstop from the withdrawal treaty. But what was the backstop and what has it been replaced with? Read the full article:: The National EXPLAINED: What was Brexit backstop – and what’s replacing it?

The Ideology of Nobel Economics

Source:: Bella Caledonia The Ideology of Nobel Economics THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR ECONOMICS – AN EXERCISE IN IDEOLOGY? THIS year’s (so-called) Nobel economics prize has gone to three US-based academics – Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. Banerjee and Duflo (who are married) work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, while Kremer is a professor at Harvard. They received the £728,000 prize […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia The Ideology of Nobel Economics

Name-calling and bullying over GRA reform has to stop

Source:: The National Name-calling and bullying over GRA reform has to stop AT SNP conference last weekend the party elected, amidst some tension, a new Women’s Convenor. Read the full article:: The National Name-calling and bullying over GRA reform has to stop

Levers of power

Source:: Wings Over Scotland Levers of power 16 votes, up to a maximum of 31, you say? If only there was a party with enough MPs to turn that round, eh? The Prime Minister’s new Brexit deal is a catastrophe for Scotland. It would massively disadvantage the country compared to Northern Ireland. Companies would entirely sensibly flock across the Irish Sea to […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland Levers of power

First Minister: Brexit deal 'makes a mockery' of claim Scotland is equal UK partner

Source:: The National First Minister: Brexit deal ‘makes a mockery’ of claim Scotland is equal UK partner NICOLA Sturgeon has branded the latest Brexit deal undemocratic and claimed it “makes a mockery of claims that the UK is in any way a partnership of equals.” Read the full article:: The National First Minister: Brexit deal ‘makes a mockery’ of claim Scotland is equal UK partner

READ: Jean-Claude Juncker sends letter backing latest Brexit deal

Source:: The National READ: Jean-Claude Juncker sends letter backing latest Brexit deal In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker wrote: Read the full article:: The National READ: Jean-Claude Juncker sends letter backing latest Brexit deal

Brexit deal reached – but DUP say they won't back it

Source:: The National Brexit deal reached – but DUP say they won’t back it A Brexit deal has been agreed with the EU, Boris Johnson has said. Read the full article:: The National Brexit deal reached – but DUP say they won’t back it

Tories accused of causing 'pain' to LGBT+ community

Source:: The National Tories accused of causing ‘pain’ to LGBT+ community LABOUR has accused the Government of “exacerbating the pain and the hurt in the LGBT+ community”. Read the full article:: The National Tories accused of causing ‘pain’ to LGBT+ community

What happens if (when) Boris Johnson rejects a Section 30 order?

Source:: The National What happens if (when) Boris Johnson rejects a Section 30 order? Nicola Sturgeon has revealed that she’ll be submitting a request for a Section 30 order to the UK Government within the next few weeks, taking the first step toward holding a second independence referendum in Scotland. Read the full article:: The National What happens if (when) Boris Johnson rejects a Section 30 order?

Andrew Wilson: Gaining independence requires clarity not impatience

Source:: The National Andrew Wilson: Gaining independence requires clarity not impatience IF I had a pound for every time a politician said that “the only poll that counts is election day”, I would have a modestly pleasing sum of money. Not enough to retire on, but enough. Read the full article:: The National Andrew Wilson: Gaining independence requires clarity not impatience

Think tank warns Boris Johnson over denying Scotland indyref2

Source:: The National Think tank warns Boris Johnson over denying Scotland indyref2 THE Prime Minister cannot keep dismissing requests from the Scottish Government for a second independence referendum. Read the full article:: The National Think tank warns Boris Johnson over denying Scotland indyref2