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Scottish Election 2016

With the news media fixated either on Labour’s alleged anti-Semitism or the Tories European meltdown little light has been shed on the Scottish Parliament elections. So with thanks to Grayling Scotland herewith some thoughts. Amidst what by all accounts will

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Election Debate, Labour Party, Lib Dems, News, Politics, Scotland, Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, Sharing, SNP, Tory Party

More from The Ferret

More news from The Ferret, how complicit is the UK in the murder of civilians in the Yemen? BY BILLY BRIGGS ON OCTOBER 6, 2015 © The Ferret The SNP has called for a UK government inquiry to ascertain if bombs made

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Posted in Comment, Fife, News, Scotland, Scottish Government, Sharing, SNP, The Ferret

Spider Letters

This from The Ferret. Prince Charles lobbies the Scottish Parliament. The heir to the throne, Prince Charles, privately lobbied Alex Salmond when he was First Minister to give money or political backing to an organic food group, his north highland food brand,

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Posted in Comment, News, Politics, Scotland, Scottish Government, Sharing, SNP

Scotland

How wrong can the papers be, this illustrates just how poor journalism has become in the UK. First the Torygraph on Wednesday the 12th still spouting anything to demonise the SNP. Headline “Is the SNP about to split as a

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The Long Goodbye

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Posted in Comment, Labour Party, Lib Dems, Scotland, Sharing, SNP, Tory Party, Westminster

Part two – 56 + 1 + 1 + 1 =?

Before moving on to look at the Lib Dems and the Conservatives, here are a few last thoughts on the Labour party. So far four MPs have announced that they will stand for the leadership of the Labour Party, Yvette

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, Democracy, Economics, Election Debate, Labour Party, Lib Dems, News, Nuclear Disamament, Parliament, Politics, Scotland, SNP, Tory Party, UK Election

Part one – 56 + 1 + 1 + 1 =?

56 + 1 + 1 + 1 =?; no its not some arcane formula for the timing of the end of the world as we know it, though according to a few commentators it’s pretty close.  In case you missed

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, Democracy, Economics, Election Debate, Labour Party, Lib Dems, News, Nuclear Disamament, Parliament, Politics, SNP, Tory Party, UK Election
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