DON’T SLIP UP NOW!

BEWARE THE AMBUSH As we all recall the recent NEC elections made sweeping changes and a lot of people lost their places, including several senior figures. Noses were out of joint for a few days as some of that faction in the Party very publicly announced they were moving to the Greens. Already one ofContinue reading “DON’T SLIP UP NOW!”

GENERATIONS COME AND GO

GENERATIONS COME AND GO As the New Year commences it is a time for reflection. The year itself 2020 was fraught with difficulties, culminating with another spike in new Covid infections and the first true impacts of Brexit being experienced. We see these problems as being very serious and of course they are but previousContinue reading “GENERATIONS COME AND GO”

HERE IS A STICK….BEAT ME!

Here is a stick…beat me! This seems to be the latest message from the Labour Party, alongside an acknowledgement that their withering branch set up in Scotland is now completely expendable. Having spent years missing the opportunity to stop Brexit when there was no Brexit majority in the Commons their tactics were directly responsible forContinue reading “HERE IS A STICK….BEAT ME!”

AND SO THE DAY DAWNS

BLIND LOYALTY TAKES YOU NOWHERE. Ever since I started writing this blog every time I  have questioned the absence of any visible strategy from the SNP to move Independence forward I have faced a tirade of abuse from the”my party right or wrong brigade” , who assure me that there is no problem and that thereContinue reading “AND SO THE DAY DAWNS”

WHAT ROAD SHOULD WE TAKE?

BEWARE MAJOR’S PLAN..ITS A TRAP! The newspapers were full of John Major’s suggestion that the UK should offer Scotland two referendums, one to establish the wish for Independence and then a second confirmatory one at the end of Independence negotiations to check we really wanted to go. What was not explained was whether everyone inContinue reading “WHAT ROAD SHOULD WE TAKE?”

ARTICLE OF THE WEEK by Kevin McKenna.

Finger right on the button. By Kevin McKenna. Originally published in the National ‘IN those blue remembered days when real issues affecting real people hadn’t yet been replaced by the contrived politics of identity, you knew where you stood with the Tories. In 2002 Theresa May, then chairwoman of the party, in a rare momentContinue reading “ARTICLE OF THE WEEK by Kevin McKenna.”

COVID..ITS A SHAMBLES IN ENGLAND.

COVID ITS A SHAMBLES IN ENGLAND England is in huge trouble, the “system”as it is, is now on the verge of collapse. People are struggling to get a test and are having to self isolate as are their families. Tests are in very short supply, even for NHS staff which means increasing numbers of themContinue reading “COVID..ITS A SHAMBLES IN ENGLAND.”