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…

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

“After Brexit, Scottish independence returns to the fore” – Alex Salmond

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

Food insecurity – a benefit of Brexit and the UK

A former head of MI5 has identified food supply as a ‘matter of national security’ in an article for the Financial Times. Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller was head of MI5 from 2002-7, right at the heart of government and strategic planning. Her retirement plan was to become a sheep farmer in Wales: from there she has… Continue reading Food insecurity – a benefit of Brexit and the UK

Salmond wants pro-independence parties to unite at next election – STV interview

Former first minister Alex Salmond has urged pro-independence parties to stand single-issue candidates at the next general election.  The Alba Party leader made the call after Thursday’s Supreme Court judgement that the Scottish Parliament could not organise another independence poll without the agreement of Westminster.  Nicola Sturgeon responded by saying the next general election – due… Continue reading Salmond wants pro-independence parties to unite at next election – STV interview