Alba’s Neale Hanvey introduced a Bill to Westminster to transfer the right to call a referendum to Scotland. He used the arcane 10-minute rule mechanism, so the pomp and ceremony involved is just the kind of thing a newly Independent Scotland would do away with. The text of his bill can be downloaded here …… Continue reading Neale Hanvey wants Scotland to choose…
Ayrshire Alba has called since April 2022 for the withdrawal of the advice ‘Supporting Transgender Pupils In Schools ‘ This is why. In the light of the Gender Recognition Reform Bill of 22nd December, the need to withdraw this guidance has acquired new urgency. Let’s get one thing out of the way immediately: this is… Continue reading Transgender Advice Must Be Withdrawn
Julie is a highly respected author and campaigner for Women’s Rights and Gay Rights. Her interview on GBNews is brilliant, because she goes straight to the heart of the issues and has such depth of knowledge. I find people like Julie deeply impressive: they have conviction in what what they are saying and don’t water… Continue reading Julie Bindel’s Commentary on ‘Trans’ prisoners
Sturgeon’s response to criticism is less than inspiring: Not listening: not a good look.
Some thoughts on Tom Nairn’s death and his obituary. Tom Nairn, hailed as the ‘intellectual godfather of the Scottish Independence movement’, died this week: he was 90 years old. Others have written of his profound writing and of his prediction that the United Kingdom as a state will inevitably break up. So I pose this… Continue reading Will the Union break?
One of the signs of greatness in an artist’s output is their relevance to not only their own times, but future generations. Rabbie Burns is one such. Not only relevant to his own folks, but to cultures and peoples across the globe. An Ayrshire lad. Today’s Burns Day in Edinburgh marked the anniversary of the… Continue reading Dissent – in the spirit of Burns!
This is a précis of an article from Wings Over Scotland. Wings Over Scotland has outlined a devastating simple, practical, and legal way for the SNP / Green Scottish Government to call for what they keep claiming they want – a vote of the Scottish people on Scottish Independence. The SNP must use this simple,… Continue reading Two simple steps to a vote on Independence
Looking at their actions, not their words, leads us to an uncomfortable conclusion. Today the SNP again kicked the ball of Independence further down the road, to 2026. Then Scots can vote, not for Independence, but for a mandate for another referendum. Which has already been suppressed by the Supreme Court. Wings over Scotland puts… Continue reading Should we rename the SNP?