Alex Bell

Alex Bell

Brexit versus IndyRef

June 9 2016

Unpalatable as it may be to people like me who voted Yes in 2014 and will vote Remain in 2016, the issues which drove up the indy vote will also propel the Brexit one.

Alex Bell

Any deal will do for SNP

June 2 2016

It is often hard to work out what the SNP want. It should be straightforward – to protect what is ‘‘Scottish’’ while helping the country develop.

Alex Bell

Fracking facts well hidden

May 12 2016

In politics, an academic who agrees with you is an “expert” while a professor who argues with you is a “maverick”. Facts make politicians sound wise – any speech which can drift into a middle section referencing a scientific paper, then some snappy statistics, is the mark of a serious contender.