The SNP will put forward an amendment asking for the power to hold an independence referendum if the UK leaves the EU, the party’s Westminster spokesman has said.
The UK Government has handed over the last of the power devolved to the Scottish Parliament by new legislation brought in following the Scottish independence referendum.
Q&A: ‘UK may have tilted to slightly more pro-Remain than pro-Leave’ – Sir John Curtice talks Brexit divide on Dundee visit
Sir John Curtice, one of the UK's top political forecasters, shared his views on the UK's impending exit from the European Union, the "polarised" state of the nation and the case for Scottish independence during a visit to Dundee.
Relations between senior members of the Scottish and UK Government “could not have been more tense” at times during the 2014 independence referendum, the former head of the civil service in Scotland has said.
It is a good thing that the attention of the rest of the UK and Europe is diverted away from Scotland at the moment. Anyone with any pride in the country wouldn’t want our neighbours to be scrutinising us too carefully right now.
Nicola Sturgeon has promised to reveal her plans for a second Scottish independence referendum in a “matter of weeks”, regardless of what happens with the Brexit deal.
Madam, – Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer is urging Labour MPs to back a second Brexit referendum under the guise that it might prevent a No Deal exit from the European Union.
Hitting the Skids: Fife punk legend Richard Jobson expresses despair at ‘disturbing’ impact of UK austerity
Ahead of the Skids’ latest gig in Dundee, Fife-raised front man Richard Jobson speaks to Michael Alexander about music, politics – and reveals plans for a pioneering acoustic album in 2019:
This is not the best time for the Scottish nationalists to raise the issue of independence, as the more sensible among them would probably admit.
Lord Charles Bruce gives Michael Alexander a tour of Fife's Broomhall House - ancestral home of the Bruce clan which has been opened up to high-end guests for the first time - and explains why politics continue influencing the famous Scottish dynasty.