Neale Hanvey wants Scotland to choose…

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…

Transgender Advice Must Be Withdrawn

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 Let’s get one thing out of the way immediately: this is… Continue reading Transgender Advice Must Be Withdrawn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 Bindel’s Commentary on ‘Trans’ prisoners

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

Dissent – in the spirit of Burns!

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!

Two simple steps to a vote on Independence

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

Should we rename the SNP?

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?

THE UK – Europe’s Rogue State

Salmond addresses Grande École University in France Posted by Alba Party, January 11 “In democratic terms the UK is emerging as the rogue state of Western Europe, a self-declared bastion of liberal democracy prepared to ignore or suppress democratic movements for change.” This was said by former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond addressing L’Institute D’Études… Continue reading THE UK – Europe’s Rogue State