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
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
Dilution of the Gaelic language threatens its very survival. Why can’t people born in the Highlands buy a house there? By Martin Baillie The Gaelic Crisis in the vernacular communities is as much a result of the housing crisis, the commercialisation of crofting, of poor transport infrastructure, of insufficient progress on land reform and over-tourism,… Continue reading Scandal of Highland Housing crisis – how it crushes Gaelic
SMALL TOWN GIRL Born in Stirling, I spent my first years in caravans in Blairlogie and Crieff then moved to Alva where our home was a house. I live there still having had Uni years in Edinburgh and a couple of months working In Dundee. My education was such that there’s an ability to communicate… Continue reading Hard-hitting blog from ALBA’s Equalities Convener
Once again the unmatched oratory skills of ALBA’s Depute Leader in Westminster highlight the practical path to Scottish Independence. We in the ALBA party are prepared to support any motion which advances the case for Independence, and any party which proposes one. As any true friend will do, ALBA will offer criticism where necessary to… Continue reading ALBA MP shows the SNP how it’s done
At ‘Scotland’s Way Forward’, 10th December 2022 We love the analogy with the positions in a football team – and the admission that ALBA have some of the best strikers! He’s right – the SNP have to be part of Team Scotland: and he’s also right that all the parties who support Independence have to… Continue reading Excellent speech from the floor from an SNP member
With a passionate speech about Independence, fuel poverty, and foreign ownership of Scotland’s wealth. Kenny’s Main Points Web link to the wind farm mentioned by Kenny – Berwick Bank.
Fascinating interview with Alex Salmond for Spain’s popular newspaper La Razon. Alex Salmond the tenacious politician introduces his new independence party, Alba. Alex Salmond (born 1954, Linlithgow) was close to winning Scottish independence in the historic 2014 referendum, agreed with the Westminster government. After the defeat, he resigned as leader of the Scottish National Party… Continue reading “After Brexit, Scottish independence returns to the fore” – Alex Salmond