Thank heavens for rookie politicians! Mhairi Black, the SNP’s youngest MP, has inadvertently given two wonderful insights into her party, nuggets that shine a light on the past and present Nationalist leaders.
With Brexit negotiations on a knife edge it seems irrelevant to bring up the subject of Scottish independence – again. But the link between leaving Europe and leaving the UK is made ad nauseam by the nationalists, so link them we must.
Middle class Scots should carry the burden of “inevitable” tax rises, a former SNP minister has said.
As the farce of policing in Scotland shows, devolution has failed to rid Scotland of its macho, secretive culture.
There was something suspicious in the timing of a pro-Nationalist newspaper’s report on Sunday detailing online abuse against the First Minister.
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.
Nicola Sturgeon risks making the same mistakes that contributed to Labour’s decline in Scotland, a senior SNP figure has warned.
A former SNP justice secretary has warned against a “headlong rush” into a second independence referendum.
The Scottish Government has been urged to reconsider its position on the safety of the conviction of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi following the publication of a book by former justice secretary Kenny MacAskill.
Former Justice Secretary says Scottish Government ‘tried to win more powers as part of Lockerbie agreement’
The Scottish Government tried to secure more powers for Holyrood as part of a controversial prisoner transfer agreement between the UK and Libya, former Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has said.