Scotland

A long week in politics

A long week in politics It can be difficult sometimes to gauge what will provoke a reaction in politics. It’s been commented on that Brexit doesn’t seem to have had as big a political impact in Scotland as was forecast. The events of the past few days suggests that may be changing. I suspect many […]

Scotland

Union of Equals?

Union of Equals? The last couple of days have been quite extraordinary. We have seen changes made to Scotland’s devolution settlement without Scottish MPs being heard, nevermind the Scottish Parliament giving its consent. We witnessed a Conservative MP suggest that suicide was the choice open to Scottish MPs who thought this was perhaps not the […]

Scotland

Disorderly Democracy

  Disorderly Democracy Constitutional Chaos following Brexit Power Grab By Debra Torrance and Derek Stewart Macpherson Debra: What the heck happened in the House of Commons? Today, Wednesday 13th of June at Prime Ministers Question there was “unprecedented chaos as a SNP member of the house was ejected by the speaker, and the rest of […]