It’s over for Ruth’s Tories … but what does May’s deal mean for independence?

It’s over for Ruth’s Tories … but what does May’s deal mean for independence?

Theresa May has signed up to an agreement that guarantees access to UK waters for EU fishing vessels. That’s the unpalatable truth for Ruth Davidson’s thirteen strong contingent of MPs. The agreement itself makes it clear that existing rules on fishing and quotas will endure beyond the transition period.

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A Scottish reply to Theresa’s letter

A Scottish reply to Theresa’s letter

Dear Theresa, Thank you for your begging letter. However let’s not be too churlish, congratulations are in order. The UK was divided as never before, fearful of the future, angry and anxious, and against all the odds you have managed to unite this disunited and dysfunctional kingdom. Everyone thinks that...

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Pretending to be stupid

Pretending to be stupid

All political discourse is plagued with genuine imbeciles, of course. But what’s far more depressing is when educated and normally perceptive people merely act like imbeciles for money, such as the case of Alex Massie in the Sunday Times today. Because for the last two years, commentators who ought to...

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BBC Scotland reporter claims fishing access not part of any Brexit agreement, despite official document text indicating otherwise

BBC Scotland reporter claims fishing access not part of any Brexit agreement, despite official document text indicating otherwise

A BBC Scotland reporter has claimed access to UK waters for EU fishing vessels is not part of the deal agreed between the EU and Theresa May, despite official documents stating otherwise. Glenn Campbell told listeners to Good Morning Scotland that Scottish Conservative MPs had been “celebrating” the fact that...

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Momentum growing for indyref2 as senior SNP figures insist ‘now is the time’

Momentum growing for indyref2 as senior SNP figures insist ‘now is the time’

READ MORE: Whitford: Now is the time for Scotland to have the right to choose its future Writing in today’s Sunday National, she said: “As the 27 remaining EU states meet today to consider the withdrawal agreement and political declaration, we need to consider the mechanisms by which Scotland’s life...

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