On becoming a non-person in the SNP

Many of our most active and committed ALBA members are originally SNP activists. This post explains why some have moved to ALBA.

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The Westminster Democratic Deficit

An interview with Kenny MacAskill following his expulsion from the UK Parliament for putting forward Scotland’s right to hold a referendum. Ironically, Alba policy is not to have a referendum, that’s an SNP policy. However, the SNP MPs sat on their hands. Who stands for Scotland? #AlbaStandsForScotland

Shut Up or Go

ALBA MPs stand up for Scotland And are told to shut up Two ALBA MPs throw Westminster into chaos. Their point: Scotland has a right to hold a referendum on Scottish Independence and Westminster has no right to deny it. Speaker Hoyle has to ask their names twice and almost loses it altogether. Imagine if… Continue reading Shut Up or Go


Latest at 3:41 Wednesday 6th July So far… Chancellor Rishi Sunak Health secretary Sajid Javid Will Quince, education minister Alex Chalk, solicitor general Robin Walker, education minister John Glen, treasury minister Victoria Atkins, justice minister Jonathan Gullis, Northern Ireland Office Saqib Bhatti, Department of Health and Social Care Nicola Richards, Department of Transport Virginia Crosbie, Welsh Office Laura… Continue reading Resignations

Chancellor and Health Secretary Resign

Westminster is in disarray tonight following the resignations of Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Secretary of State Sajid Javid resign from Boris Johnson’s government. Sunak’s letter viciously attacks Johnson’s competence, commitment and probity. The public rightly expect government to be conducted properly, competently and seriously. Javid’s letter emphasises the lack of integrity in Johnson’s government. I… Continue reading Chancellor and Health Secretary Resign