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Is Murdo actually getting the Tories ready for Yes result in the upcoming independence?

One of the strengths that the SNP has that none of the Unionist parties in Scotland can match is that their leader is in the Scottish Parliament, that their leader is focussed only on Scotland and that their policies only focus on Scotland. The Scottish Labour Party is basically the Scottish Constituency Labour Party as [...]

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I wonder how John Mason and John Walker are feeling now

Today the Scottish Government launched its consultation on same-sex marriage and I am pleased to see that it now “tends towards the view that same sex marriage should be introduced but believes that faith groups and their celebrants should not be obliged to solemnise same sex marriages.” This is actually a stronger position than the [...]

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If we are to be positive about Scotland we need to offer something new

Within days of the Scottish elections in May there were stories appearing in the media about the questions the SNP should put to the Scottish people in its promised referendum on Scottish Independence. Whilst the SNP had won a majority in the election even the SNP would admit that was not and still isn’t a [...]

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