Even to non Brexiteers, the campaign for a People’s Vote on Europe insults all normal concepts of democracy. For what did we have back in June 2016 but a vote by the people?
What possessed Nicola Sturgeon to share a platform with Jeremy Corbyn over the weekend, in an old-style CND rally?
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.
If you don’t watch Scottish politics closely you’d be forgiven for being confused by the current contretemps between Holyrood and Westminster.
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”.
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.
Was Scotland damaged by last year’s independence referendum? The answer to this depends on what side of the argument you were (are) on.
One thing many of us hoped for around this time last year was that the referendum would put a stop to Scotland’s preoccupation with itself.
Nicola Sturgeon has always been an ambitious politician and her accession to the highest office in Scottish politics in a few days’ time should bring her deep satisfaction.
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.