Tagged with "Scottish Nationalism"
  • Catalonia

    Scots nationalists mired in confusion over Catalonia

    Scottish nationalists, and even some English Conservatives, have got themselves into a mess over Catalonia where the majority boycotted the recent independence referendum. The EU also opposes Catalan independence as much as Scottish independence, leaving the pro-EU SNP totally confused, and at a sorry dead end

    by Tom Gallagher -  9 October 2017
  • Cameron_and_sturgeon

    England, Scotland and sharing the money

    The Scottish people's unwillingness to give up the pound -- a key reason for the voting against independence -- suggested they wanted to stay in some kind of currency union. How this will work in practice given the SNP's drive for greater fiscal powers remains to be seen

    by John Redwood MP - 21 May 2015
  • Queen-elizabeth-ii-poses-in-the-state-dining-room-of-buckingham-palace-after-recording-her-christmas-day-television

    Queen’s Christmas Day broadcast promotes reconciliation

    In her annual address, The Queen spoke briefly about her personal faith and conviction, saying that Jesus Christ's example taught her to "respect and value all people of whatever faith or none".

    by the commentator - 26 December 2014
  • Scottish_wave

    Consequences if Scotland leaves the UK

    It is up to Scotland whether it wants to go independent. But there are major consequences. John Redwood MP explains how the UK would have to negotiate with Scotland. Is the Yes campaign aware of this?

    by John Redwood MP - 10 September 2014
  • Salmond_latest

    Salmond “wins” the debate to keep Scotland dependent

    Weirdly, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond comes over as a tired old politician seeking to reassure many voters who are alarmed by change that “independence” would not change much, and would certainly not mean independence in many important respects

    by John Redwood MP - 28 August 2014
  • Featurebiggar

    Independence will do nothing for Scots

    The claimed benefits are doubtful and the risks for all Britons are considerable. Only a fool would vote for Salmond's wild adventure

    by Nigel Biggar -  7 May 2014
  • Union_flag_and_st_georges_cross

    What about England’s democracy?

    To paraphrase a pertinent question posed by the philosopher Roger Scruton, what is so special about Scotland that it is allowed to decide everything by itself?

    by Vincent Cooper - 15 April 2014