'I broke no rules': David Cameron speaks on lobbying scandal after weeks of silence

Source:: The National ‘I broke no rules’: David Cameron speaks on lobbying scandal after weeks of silence DAVID Cameron has accepted he should have communicated with the Government “through only the most formal of channels” as he acknowledged he made mis-steps over the Greensill Capital lobbying controversy. Read the full article:: The National ‘I broke no rules’: David Cameron speaks on lobbying scandal after weeks of silence

I'm perplexed by the lack of concern about postal voting

Source:: The National I’m perplexed by the lack of concern about postal voting I WAS very pleased to see some coverage of the Dunoon Report on postal voting in Read the full article:: The National I’m perplexed by the lack of concern about postal voting

Scottish independence: John Curtice on why we should be sceptical of recent poll

Source:: The National Scottish independence: John Curtice on why we should be sceptical of recent poll IN light of today’s Savanta ComRes poll for The Scotsman there are an array of reasons why you should be sceptical about misleading data surrounding Scottish independence. Read the full article:: The National Scottish independence: John Curtice on why we should be sceptical of recent poll

Savanta ComRes Poll: Majority of Scots back indyref2 in five years but outcome is split

Source:: The National Savanta ComRes Poll: Majority of Scots back indyref2 in five years but outcome is split A SIGNIFICANT number of Scots want another independence referendum within the next five years but the outcome would be split, according to new data from a recent poll on voting intentions for the Scottish Parliament. Read the full article:: The National Savanta ComRes Poll: Majority of Scots back indyref2 in five years but outcome is split

Scottish election: Seven virtual hustings and Q&As to tune into this week

Source:: The National Scottish election: Seven virtual hustings and Q&As to tune into this week 1THE STUC are hosting their traditional election hustings online this week. Hear from workers across Scotland as they share their stories and ask politicians what they will do to address the challenges facing workers today. Read the full article:: The National Scottish election: Seven virtual hustings and Q&As to tune into this week

Henry McLeish tells Anas Sarwar's Scottish Labour to drop indyref2 opposition

Source:: The National Henry McLeish tells Anas Sarwar’s Scottish Labour to drop indyref2 opposition SCOTTISH Labour has been told to drop its blanket opposition to a second Scottish independence referendum as it “smacks of political panic”. Read the full article:: The National Henry McLeish tells Anas Sarwar’s Scottish Labour to drop indyref2 opposition

I will not be gambling on Alex Salmond's pop-up party in Holyrood election

Source:: The National I will not be gambling on Alex Salmond’s pop-up party in Holyrood election THERE’S no doubt that the new Alba Party could be in contention for seats at this year’s Holyrood elections – the candidate list is diverse and it has an established brand in its founder. Read the full article:: The National I will not be gambling on Alex Salmond’s pop-up party in Holyrood election

Boris Johnson told to force indyref2 mid-pandemic to prevent Yes victory

Source:: The National Boris Johnson told to force indyref2 mid-pandemic to prevent Yes victory SENIOR Tory ministers believe Boris Johnson should push Scotland into a second independence referendum while the pandemic still rages in order to secure a victory for No, according to reports. Read the full article:: The National Boris Johnson told to force indyref2 mid-pandemic to prevent Yes victory

The Alba Party prompts questions for a future Scottish constitution

Source:: The National The Alba Party prompts questions for a future Scottish constitution SO far, two Members of Parliament have defected from the SNP to the new Alba Party. The avalanche of defections some were expecting seems to have slowed to a trickle, but now is nevertheless a good time to consider the role of parties, party loyalty and party discipline in a parliamentary democracy. Read the full article:: The National The Alba Party prompts questions for a future Scottish constitution

Behind the ‘secret’ rise in nuclear weapons on the Clyde by UK Government

Source:: The National Behind the ‘secret’ rise in nuclear weapons on the Clyde by UK Government THE UK Government has secretly boosted the number of Trident nuclear warheads stored on the Clyde over the last five years, according to an analysis of bomb convoys. Read the full article:: The National Behind the ‘secret’ rise in nuclear weapons on the Clyde by UK Government

Matt Hancock 'had private drink' with David Cameron and Lex Greensill

Source:: The National Matt Hancock ‘had private drink’ with David Cameron and Lex Greensill MATT Hancock has been linked to the murky dealings of David Cameron and scandal-hit financier Lex Greensill. Read the full article:: The National Matt Hancock ‘had private drink’ with David Cameron and Lex Greensill

Greens in pledge to ban Trident before Scottish independence

Source:: The National Greens in pledge to ban Trident before Scottish independence TRIDENT could be banned from Scotland using devolved powers under ambitious proposals included in the Scottish Greens’ Holyrood manifesto to be published this week. Read the full article:: The National Greens in pledge to ban Trident before Scottish independence

How Alex Salmond and George Galloway fit into politics of populism

Source:: The National How Alex Salmond and George Galloway fit into politics of populism ONCE upon a time politics were simpler. Parties stood unambiguously on the left and right, politics was about class and the economy and there was no such thing as “identity politics”. Read the full article:: The National How Alex Salmond and George Galloway fit into politics of populism

Holyrood could have ‘radical opportunity’ to introduce basic income system

Source:: The National Holyrood could have ‘radical opportunity’ to introduce basic income system SCOTLAND has a “radical opportunity” to introduce a universal basic income (UBI), with the next Scottish Parliament expected to have a majority of MSPs who back the idea, campaigners have said. Read the full article:: The National Holyrood could have ‘radical opportunity’ to introduce basic income system