THE INSIDE STORY

CONTROL AND THE CONSTITUTION    A guest post from Dot Jessiman. Thoughts on a  Year on the NEC I came to the NEC with high hopes .   I believed the initiative of introducing regional representatives to the NEC as a direct link between leadership and grassroots would input doorstep experience  directly into campaign strategy, producing different emphases in organising for rural and urban areas, supplyContinue reading “THE INSIDE STORY”

LETTERS OF THE WEEK.

Letters Originally published in the National. I LIKE Alyn Smith. He’s a great and eloquent debater. As one of those members also seeking nomination for SNP Policy Development Convener, I think Alyn’s article on Wednesday (We must call out tactics that are out to disrupt indy cause, November 11) paints a picture which disparages those who disagreeContinue reading “LETTERS OF THE WEEK.”

JOINT ARTICLE OF THE WEEK by Joanna Cherry QC MP

Article by Joanna Cherry QC MP originally published in the National. A WEEK is a long time in politics. In my column seven days ago, I expressed concern that no dates had been announced for the SNP conference. Further concern was expressed in The National earlier this week when unnamed insiders (yes, I know we are allContinue reading “JOINT ARTICLE OF THE WEEK by Joanna Cherry QC MP”

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 Originally published in the National ‘IN those blue remembered days when real issues affecting real people hadn’t yet been replaced by the contrived politics of identity, you knew where you stood with the Tories.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.”