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Jenny Hjul

Govern and stop protesting

October 12 2016

This week’s conference is crunch time for the SNP and there is a growing acceptance among party elders that they have reached a crossroads.

Jenny Hjul

There’s no leadership for No

February 15 2017

The date for the next Scottish independence referendum may not have been set yet but there is little doubt that the Nationalists are already in campaign mode.

Jenny Hjul

Gridlocked in bureaucracy

September 7 2016

Scotland has a quango called Transport Scotland that, among other things, looks after our trunk roads. It also has BEAR Scotland, which is in charge of the road network.

Jenny Hjul

A financial plan to take seriously

January 27 2016

Scotland is to get extensive tax raising powers next year, as part of the consolation prize Westminster gave the Nationalists after they lost the independence referendum nearly 18 months ago.

Jenny Hjul

Time to pull plug on T horror show

July 13 2016

If you have teenage children, T in the Park looms every year to test your resolve. I’ve lost count of the times I’ve been told, by my children, their friends and their friends’ parents that the music festival is a rite of passage and they must be allowed to go.

Jenny Hjul

Nationalists’ EU dilemma

June 22 2016

With politicians changing sides at the 11th hour of the EU referendum campaign, it is hardly surprising voters have been confused and many are said to be undecided even now.

Jenny Hjul

Is there life after being PM?

July 21 2016

Passers-by who spotted David Cameron at a pavement cafe in London the day after he stepped down as Prime Minister said he looked “so relaxed and so young, like a new person”.