ALBA demand former Labour Minister apologises for support of Iraq War

Pro independence Alba Party have demanded that a former Labour Minister apologises for supporting the Iraq war as he attempts a comeback to front line politics. Former Minister in the Blair Government Douglas Alexander has been selected to contest the East Lothian Constituency at the next UK Parliament election. The seat is currently held by… Continue reading ALBA demand former Labour Minister apologises for support of Iraq War

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