Westminster Mismanagement

Westminster’s Section 35 block on Scottish law fundamentally undermines UK democracy

  The UK Government has decided to block the Scottish Government’s Gender Recognition Reform Bill, despite the legislation falling under…
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Starmer and Sunak’s speeches try to relegate Scotland to a region of England!

  The start of the year has seen keynote speeches from the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and a response from…
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Mediawatch: by recognising Scotland is an “energy goldmine”, the Daily Express boosts case for independence

  The right-wing, ultra British nationalist Daily Express is not normally the first to make the case for Scottish independence…
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Top lawyer: UK refusal to negotiate with Scotland on independence “undemocratic”

  Rising star in the field of Scottish and UK law Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, who is a fellow at Princeton in…
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Scotland scunnered with rule by House of so-called “Lords”

A proposal that Scotland’s Secretary of State Alister Jack should postpone taking up his controversial peerage until the next general…
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Snap General Election would make SNP official Westminster opposition

  Polling by YouGov has indicated that if a snap general election were called, the SNP would be the official…
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Scottish Water – a victory for the Scottish people v the UK Government

  Why is Scottish Water still – largely – in public ownership while water companies in the rest of the…
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Boost for Scottish independence from contest for next PM

  Well-known Unionist commentator Alex Massie amusingly told Radio 4 yesterday: “If you were to say to me that there…
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Can the UK still claim to be a democracy?

  Q In which country can the leader be elected by party members, without a chance for the population to…
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Media Watch – Scotland’s mainstream media ignores the downside of dodgy trade deals

July 27, 2022 “I have negotiated dozens of trade deals”, candidate for PM Liz Truss said in a debate on…
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