I’m sure you are all aware of the momentous decision taken yesterday by the Scottish Parliament on their motion to NOT agree to the EU Withdrawal Bill at Westminster and to withhold consent. The SNP, Labour, Lib Dems and Greens all voted to withhold consent, leaving the Tories isolated and in effect, against Scotland, her… Read More And So It Begins…
For the first time yesterday I read the McCrone Report (I know, I should have read it sooner). As I read it, I could feel myself becoming pretty angry at it.
So that’s it folks, its official, the Scotland Office is no more. The Scotland Office is now the UK Government in Scotland.
Some of you may not like what I am going to write but I need to write it. I need to get it off my chest and I would like to see people’s comments on it.
Next week, Theresa Mays Government, including the Secretary of State for Scotland in the Union, David Mundell will be challenging the Scottish Governments Continuity Bill at the UK Supreme Court. David Mundell, not too long ago distinctly told Scotland that he would fight Scotland’s corner. Seems like he was telling a little porkie pie!
Follow @BlogAlba I have had this debate on Twitter with many pro-independence people and pro-union people. They both come up with different points of view, but both fail to understand the history of oppression that the British Government has inflicted upon ‘colonies’ wishing to become independent when the tide turns against their media propaganda and… Read More Indyref2 must NOT turn out like the Catalonia Referendum?
Follow @BlogAlba I’m going to go out on a limb here and make a fairly bold prediction. Scotland will hold Indyref2 between now and 2020. I don’t normally make such bold predictions but it’s based on a combination of unfolding events.
Follow @BlogAlba The results are in people. I commissioned a Twitter poll on Friday. I only let it run 3 days so that I could write up this blog post sooner rather than later. I posed a question and humbly asked for it to be re-tweeted far and wide. The question was: Should Scottish MP’s… Read More The one Poll to change it all?
Follow @BlogAlba This will be a short one and straight to the point. Shit is really about to hit the fan… Last night, the second reading of the EU Withdrawal Bill passed in Westminster effectively turning the UK into a legal dictatorship.
Follow @BlogAlba Well, what a week this has started off to be. Our children will look back at these days as taught in their History classes as a time in which it nearly all went pear shaped…at least that’s what I hope they will be taught. Of course, this all depends on the future… Read More Scotland – Are you noticing the shift?