SO HOW COULD IT WORK?

A guest post from Sara Salyers. Look at Kenny MacAskill’s call for a convention of elected representatives. Every elected representative in every regulatory body has a constituency and a mandate. This is an internationally recognised expression of a representative body should it gather enough support. What would such a convention do? Well, it *could* useContinue reading “SO HOW COULD IT WORK?”

HE HAS GONE AND DONE IT NOW

SARA SALYERS EXPLAINS Scotland Needs No Permission? What is Blackford really talking about? Whether or not he fully understands it, he has just asserted the fundamental principle which underpins – The Scottish Constitutional Claim Among the central principles of the UK constitution, currently in force in Scotland as well as the rest of the UK,Continue reading “HE HAS GONE AND DONE IT NOW”

SARA SALYERS PAPER IN FULL

Publishing this in response to many requests to have the full document in print. The Treaty Bites BackA ‘ Forgotten’ Constitution, Scotland’s Claim of RightSara Salyers Grateful thanks are due to Professor Keith Brown Dr Alastair Mann, Michael Penman, Kirsty McAlister and all those responsible for returning the ‘Records of the Parliaments of Scotland’ toContinue reading “SARA SALYERS PAPER IN FULL”

MIA STILL TAKING ON ALL COMERS! SESSION TWO

“The Treaty does not say what constitutional law would govern the new Union, probably because the issue was obvious” Actually, it might just be the opposite. Perhaps because of the clash between England and Scotland in the matter of constitution, they could not use constitutional law as supreme, therefore they adopted the “parliamentary sovereignty” fudgeContinue reading “MIA STILL TAKING ON ALL COMERS! SESSION TWO”

SCOTLAND’S CLAIM OF RIGHT PART 6.

The Claim of Right Act and the List of Grievances 1689 The Declaration of the Estates of the Kingdom of Scotland containing the Claim of Right and the offer of the Croune to the King and Queen of England. Wheras King James the Seventh Being a profest papist did assume the Regall power and acted asContinue reading “SCOTLAND’S CLAIM OF RIGHT PART 6.”

CLAIM OF RIGHT SPECIAL WITH PROFESSOR ALF BAIRD

SUCCESS, I finally overcame my technical challenges. Well worth a listen, in my humble opinion. BEAT THE CENSORS Sadly some sites had given up on being pro Indy sites and have decided to become merely pro SNP sites where any criticism of the Party Leader or opposition to the latest policy extremes, results in censorshipContinue reading “CLAIM OF RIGHT SPECIAL WITH PROFESSOR ALF BAIRD”

CLAIM OF RIGHT SPECIAL WITH PROFESSOR ALF BAIRD

SUCCESS, I finally overcame my technical challenges. Well worth a listen, in my humble opinion. BEAT THE CENSORS Sadly some sites had given up on being pro Indy sites and have decided to become merely pro SNP sites where any criticism of the Party Leader or opposition to the latest policy extremes, results in censorshipContinue reading “CLAIM OF RIGHT SPECIAL WITH PROFESSOR ALF BAIRD”

MIA ANSWERS THE CHALLENGES

The final part of the Mia response to the challenge. A pleasure to read. She would make a great Advocate. “Scotland is subject to and dependent not on England, but on the United Kingdom” I think this is incorrect. It is the United Kingdom of Great Britain the entity that is dependent on continuous consentContinue reading “MIA ANSWERS THE CHALLENGES”

SCOTLAND’S CLAIM OF RIGHT PART 5

Appendix  Demolishing Dicey: the strange case of the treaty that wasn’t In 1689, the English Parliament enacted its Bill of Rights. This was the same year in which that other, central, UK constitutional document, the Claim of Right was passed in Scotland.  The force and intent behind the two Acts were the same, the removalContinue reading “SCOTLAND’S CLAIM OF RIGHT PART 5”

THE RESPONSE WAS MASTERFUL

Lots of people who read this blog regularly are very impressed by regular columnist Mia when arguing her case for Scotland. This series on the Claim of Right sees Mia in her element. she writes the most devastating replies to challenges, in a very polite and proper way, but devastating none the less. Earlier thisContinue reading “THE RESPONSE WAS MASTERFUL”