Tag Archives: Scotland

  1. How do the SNP achieve a second independence referendum?

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    December 17, 2019 by Paul Goldsmith

    Whilst it is definitely Scotland’s decision on whether or not to leave the union, it is legally and constitutionally not …
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  2. Is Ruth Davidson in the wrong Parliament now?

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    June 15, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Theresa May would probably not be Prime Minister now if it wasn’t for Ruth Davidson. Jeremy Corbyn might have had …
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  3. Scottish #Toryfightback on the cards?

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    May 1, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Have a look at the charts above. They don’t indicate a political earthqauke, like is predicted in Wales, but there …
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  4. Why is Scotland different?

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    April 21, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Scotland is a country part in this General Election. The issues that matter there are very different from those that …
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  5. It’s not what was in Jeremy Corbyn’s “Standing to Deliver” plan that matters. It’s where he launched it.

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    August 14, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    It has been almost year since a Labour politician stepped up to a microphone in Scotland without trepidation at the …
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  6. Nothing can be ruled out when it comes to post-election deals

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    March 28, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

     A few weeks ago, the Conservatives released a poster by their advertising agency containing a large Alex Salmond with Ed …
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  7. EVEL is not evil. But it will take time.

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    December 19, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

      In the last few days before the Scottish Independence referendum, Alistair Darling, the leader of the “No” campaign, pleaded …
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  8. The fall in the oil price shows that sometimes “it’s the politics, stupid”

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    December 11, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The oil price has halved over the past year. It is now at $72 a barrel having been up around …
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  9. The unworkable Smith Commission proposals are a road map to a second Scottish independence referendum

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    December 3, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    How sad that in their determination to throw the kitchen sink at winning a referendum that any understanding of the …
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  10. Nicola Sturgeon faces a full inbox, even without the opportunity of independence

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    October 17, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    There were some existential questions for the Scottish Nationalist Party after the referendum was lost. If there is little chance …
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  11. Why David Cameron might have been better off after a “Yes” vote.

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    September 21, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    I have a feeling that David Cameron might end the next few months wishing that Scotland ahead indeed voted for …
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  12. We need to act against Islamic State, at least whilst we still have some influence

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    September 11, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Today, the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks which killed over 3000 people and launched us into what seemed to …
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  13. It will be hard to build the Socialist Republic of Scotland if you are relying so much on other peoples’ money

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    September 10, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    One of the reasons for the momentum that the “Yes” vote has been gaining has been the switch of allegiances …
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  14. “YES” they can. Our last chance to persuade the Scots not to.

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    September 8, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The galloping hooves of an impending constitutional crisis got much louder yesterday morning with the publication of the first official …
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  15. Whatever Cameron says, Scotland is sliding towards a “Yes” vote

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    May 15, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    David Cameron visited Glasgow today to make an appeal to the Scottish people to vote “No”. He argued that doing …
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