WHO SHOULD VOTE? THE DEBATE CONTINUES AS MIA ANSWERS LES.

Yes, you are right. I have not explored the franchise in deep detail because my simplistic view was only meant to be a starting point for a bigger debate. I think your contribution is great, because it gives us all an opportunity to think and research about all possibilities. There are, as you say, individualContinue reading “WHO SHOULD VOTE? THE DEBATE CONTINUES AS MIA ANSWERS LES.”

THIS IS RAPIDLY BECOMING MIA WEEK. QUITE RIGHT.. BECAUSE IT IS QUALITY THE FRANCHISE.

“I am as you stated a settler and therefore I think you are saying you would prefer I didn’t have the opportunity to vote” I am sorry if I did not make myself clear, but no, that is not my interpretation at all. My interpretation of what rules Scotland should have (taking as a startingContinue reading “THIS IS RAPIDLY BECOMING MIA WEEK. QUITE RIGHT.. BECAUSE IT IS QUALITY THE FRANCHISE.”

LEFT OR RIGHT? HOW DENMARK HANDLES REFERENDUMS.

This is another article by Peter Young from Denmark who runs IndyScot News webpages and Scotnews. I know many of my readers have enjoyed his previous articles. I am sure this new one will only add to his reputation as a fine and interesting writer. Left or Right? If you exit Copenhagen’s main railway station,Continue reading “LEFT OR RIGHT? HOW DENMARK HANDLES REFERENDUMS.”

THIS IS SCARY, VERY SCARY.

THIS IS SCARY…VERY SCARY. The figures quoted in this article come from the National Records of Scotland. They spell out the reasons the indigenous Scottish population is falling. It also highlights that the fall is being disguised by a very substantial inflow of people from the rest of the UK. It has been happening sinceContinue reading “THIS IS SCARY, VERY SCARY.”

THE FRANCHISE AS IT WORKS IN THE NORDIC WORLD.

This is a guest article written by a good friend of mine, Peter Young who lives in Denmark. It contains valuable information which Scots would do well to understand. Peter is a committed Indy supporter and is responsible for the excellent Indyscotnews service on twitter @indyscotnews Citizenship I fell asleep in the early hours ofContinue reading “THE FRANCHISE AS IT WORKS IN THE NORDIC WORLD.”

Canongate Wall and the Indyref Franchise Question.

Rejoinder from Alf Baird Mr Vince Littler is wrong to claim that I suggested only those born in Scotland should have a vote in a referendum on independence. My view and the view in most countries today is that parental descent is also an important aspect and, indeed, the ECHR mentions national self-determination as also applying to first generations of diaspora.  As the writer JamesContinue reading “Canongate Wall and the Indyref Franchise Question.”