Sturgeon’s trips to promote Scotland are ‘vital’, say former senior ministers

Sturgeon’s trips to promote Scotland are ‘vital’, say former senior ministers

“She is doing absolutely the right thing,” said McLeish. “Scotland has much to offer the outside world. It is important we have a more ambitious and more assertive international policy. The UK Government is doing very little for Scotland amid this Brexit crisis and I think it is vital that...

Read more
Sturgeon’s trips to promote Scotland are ‘vital’, says Henry McLeish

Sturgeon’s trips to promote Scotland are ‘vital’, says Henry McLeish

“She is doing absolutely the right thing,” said McLeish. “Scotland has much to offer the outside world. It is important we have a more ambitious and more assertive international policy. The UK Government is doing very little for Scotland amid this Brexit crisis and I think it is vital that...

Read more
Nicola Sturgeon: Scottish independence is nothing like Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon: Scottish independence is nothing like Brexit

Sturgeon addressed independence to say that she would say more about it “at a future date”, before adding: “One thing I do want to stress, however, is that for the Scottish Government, independence is not about the isolationism that characterises Brexit – instead independence would see us recognizing and embracing...

Read more
Will May’s lapdog resign this time? Of course not…

Will May’s lapdog resign this time? Of course not…

There have been Scottish Secretaries whose threats would have been taken seriously even by powerful Prime Ministers. Winston Churchill was in no doubt that Tom Johnston’s resignation was already written and actually in the top drawer of his desk. The wily Harold Wilson would have listened if Willie Ross –...

Read more