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The Scottish Government’s Separation Bill consultation

It won’t have passed your notice that the SNP Scottish Government have just launched a Consultation on a Draft Referendum Bill.  You’ll see I call it something different, but they use the language they want to, so why shouldn’t I? … Continue reading

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A month of being wooed

In case you miss the new page tucked away on No Thanks! here’s a link to it. The idea’s simple. The SNP say they’re going to have a summer campaign to convince ‘No voters’ to change their mind about separation. … Continue reading

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How many times can you break a promise? The SNP in action

‘No politician has the right to stand in the way’ of another independence referendum – Nicola Sturgeon, Hong Kong 31 July 2015 That bloody second referendum won’t go away. We were told that one of the damned things could lead … Continue reading

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Is Alex Salmond lying about ‘The Vow’?

As ‘indyref’ aficionados know, one of the minor sideshows of the campaign was some ‘Will he, won’t he?’ speculation about whether Alex Salmond would consent to be interviewed by the forensically unforgiving Andrew Neil. Well he didn’t. Surprise. However, in … Continue reading

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You could have been a contender, Alex

How Alex Salmond definitively blew it for me. Continue reading

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Lots of lovely money for everyone from the SNP government

A 16-fold increase in spending announced between August 2103 and August 2014 raises the question of why the Scottish Government is publicising the disbursal of so much money only weeks before the independence referendum. Continue reading

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An analysis of the SNP’s independence promises

A promise for every demographic. The problem with the ever-growing list of the SNP’s promises for an independent Scotland. Continue reading

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