Don’t call us, Jeremy

Don’t call us, Jeremy

Jeremy Corbyn is on a four day visit to Scotland in order to turn round the party’s ailing fortunes. He’ll be here for a few days, he’ll have a few meetings, and then he’ll return to London and the visit will be hailed as a huge success, and nothing will...

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Next Stop! Dunfermline! 1st September 2018

Next Stop! Dunfermline! 1st September 2018

On the 1st of September 2018, Forward as One will hold the second annual Parade and Rally for Scottish Independence in Dunfermline. This is a follow-up to the highly successful 2017 event by the same name. Events will include a parade through the town, which the organisers are calling on...

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Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland: what he won’t mention

Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland: what he won’t mention

Jeremy Corbyn is in Scotland this week. The Labour Leader is keen to promote his party’s policies but not so keen to talk about Labour’s record in government. Here are a few things Jeremy Corbyn won’t be talking about in Scotland. 🙊 Labour’s Brexit policy risks jobs Jeremy Corbyn has...

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Ten Levels of Doom

Ten Levels of Doom

Do you feel it too? The hopelessness that seems to grow every day? Level upon level of it, mounting, hand in hand with the realisation of how little agency we have over pretty much anything. It’s clear there is no escape, unless you’re one of those space barons, funding your...

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A second EU referendum is unlikely, and England would probably still vote Leave

A second EU referendum is unlikely, and England would probably still vote Leave

There is some new research out this week that shows Scottish households are now more than £800 worse off because of the UK-wide vote for Brexit. The data is based on analysis of the average annual household spend in Scotland as calculated by the UK Government’s Office for National Statistics...

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Tory MPs fear Ukip takeover of party grassroots with Boris as next PM

Tory MPs fear Ukip takeover of party grassroots with Boris as next PM

In a tweet, accompanied by a picture of Farage, they said: “If we want to get the Brexit we voted for, we need to take back control of the Tory party from the likes of @Anna_Soubry. Nigel’s support for Tory-linked @LeaveMnsLeave shows he’s ready to back a pro-Brexit...

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SNP responds to Tory claims that Sustainable Growth Commission is untruthful

SNP responds to Tory claims that Sustainable Growth Commission is untruthful

Ahead of that meeting SNP deputy leader Keith Brown told The National he would be launching a “fact checking service covering erroneous claims by opposition politicians and news stories with factual errors or claims that are mis-representative.” Adam Tomkins, the Scottish Tory constitution spokesman said the pro-independence party should first...

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