Some of you will know that I recently travelled to the Norwegian Arctic Circle, at 70° N, the furthest north I have been and only 1,400 miles from the geographic North Pole. It was a beautiful country, and notably similar in landscape to Scotland, except for the sun not setting at night, and the May… Read More Scotland’s Nordic Blueprint
Tory MSP Miles Briggs tweeted a Daily Record article which claims that “Nearly a quarter (25%) of operations cancelled by NHS Lothian last year due to staff shortages.” Here is the link
Below is the typed out full version of the McCrone Report as released under a FOI request in 2010. I have highlighted areas in orange that are important and illustrate the nature of the report and actions taken to mitigate them against Scotland finding out the truth. If you do not have time to read… Read More Scotlands SECRET – The McCrone Report Typed and Highlighted…
How do I know? It’s simple. I know because the media is telling me. I know because the actions of the UK Government are telling me, and I know because the actions of the opposition are telling me. Since 2014’s unsuccessful Yes vote, I’m sure it has always been apparent to the UK Government that… Read More Yes2 – Are You Ready?
Well would you believe it…a Panelbase poll has found that English people (as an England only poll) would rather ditch Scotland from the Union than Stop Brexit, and what’s more they would rather ditch the Scots more than Gibraltar.
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.
It’s been a tiring weekend, but one of those weekends where you feel you have achieved something by not doing much at all. My family and I left Aberdeenshire at around 815am on Saturday morning on our way to Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow.
So that’s it folks, its official, the Scotland Office is no more. The Scotland Office is now the UK Government in Scotland.
I have a nice blog post for you all today. One that should set you up nicely if you are heading to the ‘All Under One Banner’ march in Glasgow this weekend. If you are, I’ll be there too, so hopefully I can meet some of you.