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Michael Fry: Scotland’s Sense of Nationhood IS Palpable, Just Like the Man Said
Michael Fry | 21st March 2017
AMID the pullulating Brexit-ScotRef hullabaloo, I’ve been impressed by the still small voice of Guto Bebb, MP for Aberconwy and junior minister at the Welsh Office. He may have a crazy name but he obviously has a sensitive soul, too, as befits a man representing at Westminster the beautiful mountains of Snowdonia.
I must admit I had never heard of Guto before last weekend, but on doing a ...
Professor Roger Crofts: Time for Land to be Used Responsibly
Professor Roger Crofts | 18th March 2017
What’s more important than who owns our land? How it’s looked after is the answer.
The First Minister says that the wrong people own Scotland’s land. New legislation has been enacted to change the situation. But the debate on how it is used and managed is being ignored. We need debate on its better use and management.
There are many good ...
What Scotland can Learn From the Velvet Divorce
Marian Tupy (editor of HumanProgress.org)
As a postgraduate at the University of St Andrews in the early 2000s, I got to meet a number of Scottish politicians, including one of the university’s more famous graduates, Alex Salmond. During my brief encounter with the former leader of the SNP and First Minister of Scotland, I offered a (completely unsolicited) argument in favour of Scottish independence.
It would, I argued, kill Scottish ...
Michael Fry: Devolution is No Longer a One-Way Process – Prepare for London Rule
Michael Fry | 14th March 2017
Theresa May’s speech to the Scottish Conservative Conference in Glasgow turned out to be, in its way, a masterpiece of omission and ambiguity. However, a careful reading can reveal how menacing it really was.
Amid a lot of Tory flannel, the key passage concerned what the Prime Minister called collective responsibility: “We need to build a new collective ...
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