AUOB hit back after Jim Sillars tells Yessers to 'stop marching'

Source:: The National AUOB hit back after Jim Sillars tells Yessers to ‘stop marching’ THE former deputy leader of the SNP sparked backlash after urging independence supporters to “stop marching and start thinking”. Read the full article:: The National AUOB hit back after Jim Sillars tells Yessers to ‘stop marching’

What Gordon Brown fails to grasp about Labour and the Yes movement

Source:: The National What Gordon Brown fails to grasp about Labour and the Yes movement GORDON Brown apparently feels compelled to make yet another contribution to the constitutional debate this afternoon. These wearily familiar interventions always seem to coincide with existential threats to the Union and/or the Labour Party. Read the full article:: The National What Gordon Brown fails to grasp about Labour and the Yes movement

Police probe ‘credible threat’ against SNP MP Hannah Bardell

Source:: The National Police probe ‘credible threat’ against SNP MP Hannah Bardell SCOTLAND Yard is investigating a“credible threat” made against the gay SNP MP who complained to police over an Ulster Unionist peer referring to her as a “queer” Read the full article:: The National Police probe ‘credible threat’ against SNP MP Hannah Bardell

Leading independence campaigners back new Yes Scotland group

Source:: The National Leading independence campaigners back new Yes Scotland group LEADING independence campaigners have backed calls for a “new Yes Scotland organisation” to take “some of the strain and daily focus away from the Scottish Government”. Read the full article:: The National Leading independence campaigners back new Yes Scotland group

MPs demand reform amid warning UK elections are ‘wide open to abuse'

Source:: The National MPs demand reform amid warning UK elections are ‘wide open to abuse’ MPS have called for new rules to protect UK elections and referendums from the influence of “dirty money and dodgy data misuse”. Read the full article:: The National MPs demand reform amid warning UK elections are ‘wide open to abuse’

Why I won’t be shining a light on January 31

Source:: The National Why I won’t be shining a light on January 31 WHILE I applaud Yes Moffat’s event to “shine a light” for Scotland and I think Alyn Smith is terrific, I have already decided to do the exact opposite at the precise time we are taken out of the EU against our will (Yes group concocts plan to counter Brexit events, January 18). Sorry. Read the full article:: The National Why I won’t be shining a light on January 31

Ex-SNP minister backs 'consultative referendum' on independence

Source:: The National Ex-SNP minister backs ‘consultative referendum’ on independence A FOMRER SNP minister believes the Scottish Parliament should hold a “consultative referendum” on independence if that was legally possible. Read the full article:: The National Ex-SNP minister backs ‘consultative referendum’ on independence

Leader: Labour has a chance to become relevant … support indyref2

Source:: The National Leader: Labour has a chance to become relevant … support indyref2 BORIS Johnson’s response to the suggestion he should transfer the power to call a new independence referendum to the Scottish Government was as predictable as it was depressing. Read the full article:: The National Leader: Labour has a chance to become relevant … support indyref2

We risk missing the bigger picture on indyref2

Source:: The National We risk missing the bigger picture on indyref2 THE understandable frustration at the UK Government’s position on indyref2 risks missing the bigger picture. Scotland needs to act now as if we were about to be independent; “shadowing” functions like foreign relations, finance, benefits, trade, defence and so on, developing positions, talking to neighbours, becoming a regular (if somewhat unofficial) presence on the European and world stages. This will infuriate Westminster, but that’s a benefit, not a drawback. Read the full article:: The National We risk missing the bigger picture on indyref2

Willie Rennie regrets Lib Dem plan to revoke Article 50 without vote

Source:: The National Willie Rennie regrets Lib Dem plan to revoke Article 50 without vote SCOTTISH Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said that the party would reconsider its policy of unilateral revocation of Article 50, “in hindsight”. Read the full article:: The National Willie Rennie regrets Lib Dem plan to revoke Article 50 without vote

Scotland's single Labour MP rejects calls for separate Scottish party

Source:: The National Scotland’s single Labour MP rejects calls for separate Scottish party Labour deputy leadership hopeful Ian Murray said he does not want to see an independent Scottish version of the party. Read the full article:: The National Scotland’s single Labour MP rejects calls for separate Scottish party

'Boris Johnson has done us a great favour. The Union is ended'

Source:: The National ‘Boris Johnson has done us a great favour. The Union is ended’ TO the surprise of very few, Boris Johnson has decreed there will be no indyref2. Legally, he has the right to do so. But his position is both democratically and morally indefensible. The people have spoken, and their will must prevail. Read the full article:: The National ‘Boris Johnson has done us a great favour. The Union is ended’

Divisive Nationalism

Source:: Bella Caledonia Divisive Nationalism This week saw a parade of Labour candidates dish out statements and interviews that were astonishing in their misreading of – not just the Scottish and British political crisis – but of the meaning of democracy and self-determination. Just as faltering signs of awakening from elements within Scottish Labour were breaking out to change their […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Divisive Nationalism

British elections 'wide open to abuse', says parliamentary report

Source:: The National British elections ‘wide open to abuse’, says parliamentary report MPs have called for new rules to protect UK elections and referendums from the influence of “dirty money and dodgy data misuse”. Read the full article:: The National British elections ‘wide open to abuse’, says parliamentary report