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Holyrood Inquiry

Rumours and counter-rumours are circulating that Alex Salmond is relucant to give verbal evidence to the Holyrood Inquiry committee investigating the profoundly flawed process that led to scurrilous allegations made against him, all thrown out in two court trials, both … Continue reading

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Salmond’s Submission To Inquiry

This 31 December 2020 submission from Alex Salmond to the Holyrood Inquiry, is published on the basis the members of the Committee have had it in their possession and read it by now, and it is in the public domain, … Continue reading

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Unfurling Murrell

When you are a movie producer, putting together a creative team, you choose the best available who fit the shooting schedule; the best cinematographer, composer, editor, set designer and main actors. They have read the screenplay and tell you in … Continue reading

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Say It Loud and Clear

New Year’s Day began with a tweet from Nicola Sturgeon. For a long time I have felt the SNP should be called the General National Party because they rarely speak about independence in specific terms. On this occasion, her remark … Continue reading

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A Time To Retire

How bewildering to encounter SNP MP Pete Wishart blocking dissent and passion on Twitter from SNP independence supporters. He does it with such ferocity and superiority I am beginning to wonder if he is suffering from severe stress. Reading his … Continue reading

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End of Days

Disdain and disrespect for your own supporters is corrosive. Note Glenrothes MP Peter Grant’s superiority carefully. He thinks discussion on an order for a Section 30 is ‘an internal party matter’. Though his short-hand may have let him down, he … Continue reading

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The Keatings Case

Martin Keatings has posted his legal submission concerned with proving the Scottish nation does not need permission from its colonial neighbour to organise an advisory referendum on independence. (The link for the full 33 pages is at the end of … Continue reading

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Countering Unemployment Post-Pandemic

This article was promoted by the press as written by Scotland’s former First Minister, Alex Salmond, naturally giving rise to speculation in some quarters it represents a sign of his return to front bench politics. In reality, it was written … Continue reading

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SNP’s ‘Wheesht for Indy’

There comes a point when arguing for self-governance, faced by politicians intent on doing nothing much to secure it, told a curious or a querulous nature is a risky thing, you lose the impetus to write anything at all. Is … Continue reading

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Reforming the SNP

We reproduce here the second selected article penned by Dr Roger Mullin, NEC candidate and former SNP MP, selected from five he has published. Readers should refer to his blog to read the others, and this site for the one … Continue reading

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