From Louisiana to Drumossie Moor

From Louisiana to Drumossie Moor Another delightful article from Peter Young of IndyScot News in Denmark. Enjoy. Enter the foyer of the local sports hall and you’re facing several posters from Louisiana. No, not the US state, but the museum of modern art on the coast not far from here. On another wall is an example ofContinue reading “From Louisiana to Drumossie Moor”

I AM TAKING SOME TIME OFF.

I am taking some time off. This is a big week as in few days time my youngest daughter ( Rachel) is getting married to her long term boyfriend (Lorenzo) We have family and friends arriving from Canada, France and Estonia all week and my wife and both daughters are up to their eyes withContinue reading “I AM TAKING SOME TIME OFF.”

MIA ANSWERS SOME CHALLENGES

—“The Catalunia and Quebec indyrefs both included all residents in the franchise” Catalunya and Quebec are not in an international treaty with Spain and Canada respectively. Catalunya and Quebec did not enter to form part of Spain/Canada voluntarily as independent sovereign states. Scotland did. Trying to reduce Scotland’s case to the same as Catalonia andContinue reading “MIA ANSWERS SOME CHALLENGES”

CAMERON DOWNING UPDATE

A guest post from Gordon Millar, formerly of the SNP London Branch. Readers may remember Gordon told his story recently about how a last minute suspension removed him from the Party Elections twenty four hours beforehand. The concern here is that the above named individual is still in post as an Equalities Officer despite hisContinue reading CAMERON DOWNING UPDATE

MIA ASKS THE QUESTIONS AS SHE TAKES US DOWN MEMORY LANE

“The fact that RUK being the continuing UK state” Who, where, when and why decided this is now a fact? The United Kingdom of Great Britain is a bipartite political union between two independent sovereign states. This mean that both of them have, on dissolution of the treaty of union, the exact same right toContinue reading “MIA ASKS THE QUESTIONS AS SHE TAKES US DOWN MEMORY LANE”

In response to Peter.

A comment from Professor Alf Baird to Peter Young’s article published today on Yours for Scotland. “Our European trade was very strong in the Middle Ages” When I entered the shipping world in the 1970s Scotland still had extensive direct shipping services every week to Copenhagen, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Rouen, Porto and Reykjavik, and OrkneyContinue reading “In response to Peter.”

MY MESSAGE TO THE SNP CONFERENCE

We have very different ideas about Conferences I have always thought political conferences should, or should I say, ought to be of great benefit to the Party. By using the term Party, I don’t mean just the leadership, although it is to be hoped they will enjoy and benefit from the experience as well, butContinue reading “MY MESSAGE TO THE SNP CONFERENCE”

WELL GRAEME YOU DID ASK MIA QUESTIONS.

—“If the SNP MPs just up and withdraw from Westminster what happens then?” They move with the Scottish powers they represent to Holyrood. The union remains until both the Act of Union with England and the Treaty of union 1707 are repealed. Moving those MPs to Holyrood gives Scotland’s parliament the power to hold theContinue reading “WELL GRAEME YOU DID ASK MIA QUESTIONS.”

THE SNP ABUSE THEIR OWN MEMBERS

This is the second article from Gordon Millar as he recounts his experience of the SNP Disciplinary procedure which he first experienced a couple of days before the Party Conference in 2021. Getting suspended got him taken out the Party Elections just before the voting started. Nor was he alone. The SNP Code of ConductContinue reading “THE SNP ABUSE THEIR OWN MEMBERS”