This week has seen Tory MSP Jeremy Balfour withdraw an amendment he had tabled to the Social Security Bill within which he called for terminally ill patients to have their benefit entitlement reassessed if they survived for over three years. The Lothian MSP has faced significant criticism by politicians across the spectrum including Labour, SNP, […]
At the final PMQ’s this week, Theresa May was asked to guarantee the continued existence of the triple-lock on pensions… she wouldn’t and Angus Robertson concluded that she won’t do so as she’s planning to drop it.
The Tories would happily bargain with Scotland’s fishing industry and the First Minister highlighted yesterday, that the Tories once described Scottish fishermen as expendable. Would you trust the Tories with Scotland’s fishing industry?
The major problem with the Scottish Tories is that they are very clearly misreading the political situation in Scotland. The Holyrood elections did not see Scotland uncharacteristicly run to embrace Conservatism but rather traditional Scottish Labour voters sought a refuge as their party was in the midst of dying a death. Scottish Labour voters saw […]
The world is watching Theresa May and her Government stagger from one Brexit related disaster to another and yesterday was no exception. Former Thatcher and Major cabinet minister and Tory party leader Michael Howard was interviewed by Sky News and stated that Theresa May would lead Britain into war to protect the sovereignty of Gibraltar […]
10,897 of you voted in the poll and 63% of you said that Theresa May should not block a new Scottish referendum on Independence and should instead transfer powers to the Scottish Parliament as soon as possible. This poll ran from 24/03/2017 to 28/03/2017 and was hosted here.
Scottish Conservative and Unionist party leader Ruth Davidson blasted the First Minister and told her to ‘Sit Down’ during an intemperate outburst as Holyrood debated calls for a second independence referendum. The outburst came as the First Minister appeared to get to her feet to challenge claims by Ruth Davidson over a meeting with the […]
Only a matter of days from Wednesday’s terrorist attack, Amber Rudd MP the UK’s Home Secretary gave an interview on the The Andrew Marr Show during which she said Whatsapp end-to-end encryption is ‘completely unacceptable’ and that the Government need to make sure that organisations like Whatsapp don’t create ‘a secret place for terrorists to communicate with each other’.
Voting is now closed on the question – Should Theresa May block a new Scottish Independence Referendum?