Two of Scotland’s biggest political beasts will be pitched against each other later today in the debate over the country’s future.
Attempting to put in place an economic system without a fully-functioning central bank or convincing currency arrangements to underpin it, or without the knowledge of whether such a system would be compatible with admission to the EU or not, is like a ship setting sail for voyage without the security of its sheet anchor.
Alex Salmond and the wider SNP Leadership are coming under fire for failing to provide a radical, positive enough vision for an independent Scotland.
Just days after Alex Salmond formally announced the date of the referendum on Scottish independence, the Scottish nationalist’s campaign has been dealt a blow with new polling showing a majority of Scots against their currency policy.
If Scottish nationalists can’t persuade the country of their case while they are led by what is universally accepted to be Scotland’s best political communicator, when can they?
The Electoral Commission says the SNP’s proposed wording for the referendum on Scottish independence is not fair, reports Ed Jacobs.
SNP deputy leader Nicola Sturgeon has embarked on what can only be described as an exercise in full frontal-spin at best and rank hypocrisy at worst.
Alex Salmond and the SNP suffered another EU slapdown this week as EC President Jose Manuel Barroso shunned Nicola Sturgeon.
Shadow Scotland Office minister William Bain MP looks at the lessons we should learn from Canada for Scotland’s constitutional debate.
Support for an independent Scotland has hit its lowest point since the establishment of a Scottish Parliament in 1999 according to new polling data.