ALBA’s New Year Message 2023 – Alex Salmond

The Former First Minister and ALBA Party Leader warned that without independence Scotland would fail to see the benefit of the renewables boom, with the resources instead going to Westminster like the North Sea’s Oil and Gas did.  Former First Minister and ALBA Party Leader Alex Salmond has released a New Year’s message that urges… Continue reading ALBA’s New Year Message 2023 – Alex Salmond

Majority of Scots Back Alba Party Plan for Independent Scotland to become a Republic

Landmark poll shows that 55% would prefer an independent Scottish republic over keeping King Charles as Head of State Alba Party have hailed a poll result that shows that a clear majority of Scots back their position for an independent Scotland to become a republic. In a poll carried out on behalf of the party… Continue reading Majority of Scots Back Alba Party Plan for Independent Scotland to become a Republic

Sturgeon Exposed

The Gender Recognition Reform Bill has been driven through the Scottish Parliament but at a heavy price for Nicola Sturgeon. The minor SNP rebellion solidified, and she now has a group within her parliamentary party with neither loyalty to her, nor anything to lose from further revolts. Those may be only a handful but they’ve… Continue reading Sturgeon Exposed

ALBA call for direct action to deliver progress on Independence

The General Secretary of Alex Salmond’s Alba Party has called for Westminster to be ground to a halt and for peaceful direct action to be held in the new year. Alba’s General Secretary Chris McEleny says that “it is time to act to bend Westminster to the will of Scotland”. McEleny said “As we look… Continue reading ALBA call for direct action to deliver progress on Independence

Fermenting Strikes 

There’s a quantitative difference in how the Scottish and UK Governments are handling the wave of strikes we’re now facing. Now I preface my comments by stating I support the strikers. The wage demands are legitimate given rising costs and inflation predates their claims. But its still never easy for any government and I’ve been… Continue reading Fermenting Strikes 

GRR Bill passes in Scottish Parliament

Despite strong opposition from campaigners for Women’s Rights, despite clear opinion polls against the bill, the SNP government yesterday passed the Gender Recognition Reform Bill. Amendments were ignored, the parliament worked well past midnight two nights running just to go through the motions, but the SNP and Greens were clearly determined to push this legislation… Continue reading GRR Bill passes in Scottish Parliament

Gender Recognition Reform Bill

Today the bill will be forced through. Taking a step back from the thunder and lightning of today’s debate and the protests against the bill, let’s take a look at some background. Similar legislation has been enacted in many countries, Canada and Norway spring to mind. In many instances the path to the legislation has… Continue reading Gender Recognition Reform Bill

Why Women Wont Wheesht

Posted by Dr Yvonne Ridley, December 21 Scottish democracy has been dragged through the holly-decked halls of Westminster in shackles to watch the arrival of 2023. This current year has been an ugly one for Scottish politics which culminated in the tumultuous, combative debates over support for the Government’s damaging gender recognition bill which has… Continue reading Why Women Wont Wheesht