The elastic of British politics is pulled and is about to snap painfully back into the nation. We could be voting before October 31 – snap enough?
JENNY HJUL: Nationalism is driving discord, and political debate replaced with hate-fuelled partisanship
When British politics wasn’t dominated by its lunatic fringes, as it is now, sturdy stalwarts of the mainstream, like Gordon Brown, were rarely accorded due respect.
Madam, – While unbelievably, our politicians enjoy their annual summer break and the rest of us ponder an uncertain future, we Scots are facing the most difficult period in both our economic and political history.
Dear Jeremy Corbyn,
Madam, – The poll commissioned by Lord Ashcroft showing support for independence will send shivers down the spine of the British Establishment.
Lord Ashcroft’s latest poll showing a majority of Scots are in favour of independence may be the first such result of its kind in more than two years.
Madam, – On July 27 I was bitten on the hip by a dog while crossing the Seven Arches bridge, Monifieth.
Nicola Sturgeon has said that her conversations with Theresa May during her time as prime minister were “pretty soul destroying”.
Madam, – It was refreshing to read Alex Bell’s analysis of the Scottish Government’s inaction when it comes to spelling out the realities of extricating Scotland from the Union (“Independence truth time”, The Courier, August 1).
Bojo’s tour of the provinces could have gone worse – possibly. He offered a bribe to Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast so small (£300 million between them) that it barely registered. Where leaders sought clarity on No Deal, he offered bluster.