Posted by Kenny MacAskill, March 15 Reacting to the Budget today ALBA Depute Leader and fair energy prices campaigner Kenny MacAskill MP said: The North East of Scotland, which is best placed to deliver carbon capture and storage, has been snubbed yet again. the Chancellor announced in the autumn that £65 billion would be seized Scottish families are… Continue reading MacAskill Reacts to the 2023 Budget
ALBA PARTY Westminster Leader Neale Hanvey MP has urged the contenders in the SNP leadership race to back his parliamentary initiatives that seek to transfer powers to the Scottish Parliament to facilitate a referendum on independence. Hanvey says that support by the SNP leadership candidates would “unite the independence movement in common cause”. He has… Continue reading ALBA call on SNP Leadership Candidates to back Self-Determination Bill
Taking the message to the heart of England… Very formal, quasi-parliamentary style of debate. That doesn’t stop Alex from getting his point across – time and time again. Alex Cole-Hamilton doesn’t stand a chance… We need passion like this from all of Scotland’s parties. We need the SNP on board too: the SNP’s ordinary members… Continue reading Alex Salmond at the Oxford Union
Promising new green tech company sHYp have taken premises in Aberdeen to develop their Green Hydrogen from Wind Power technology. Fast-growing green hydrogen technology start-up sHYp has moved into offices and laboratory space at The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen with plans to expand to five staff on site by summer. The move gives sHYp… Continue reading Aberdeen is a magnet for new Green Energy tech development
Respected business insiders KPMG have announced that Scotland had registered a 69% increase in investment in mid-sized companies last year, compared to a 19% drop in the rest of the UK. This is due in no small part to the difference between Scotland’s economy and that of the rest of the UK. The strategic change… Continue reading Investment in Scottish economy stronger than UK
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?