This week Alex Salmond signalled his intention to give Scots the chance to vote on independence in Autumn 2014. This shouldn’t surprise anyone. What it means in practice is that we will have to wait almost three years which is positive in the sense that it allows more than sufficient time for a reasonable debate, [...]
Today Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy met for make or break talks to save the Euro. If they implement what they have agreed the Eurozone will become essentially both a monetary and a fiscal union. If they fail, the enormous debt mountains threaten to bury the currency, along with several countries and with it perhaps [...]
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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