Total 7 Posts
A decade of polls suggests Scotland’s new first minister Humza Yousaf will struggle to deliver independence, just like Nicola Sturgeon5 min read
The SNP’s new leader only just squeaked over the line against his rivals, which is a bad sign for his ambition to take Scotland out of the UK.
A new era in Scottish politics6 min read
Humza Yousaf has been elected Scotland’s first ethnic minority leader. His task is to put his own stamp on the SNP, restart the grassroots independence campaign, focus on independence, reach out to critics and provide a better pitch to the public.
Escaping the vicious circle5 min read
With the SNP leadership race in full swing, whoever emerges victorious must unite all independence supporters and make a compelling case for independence to win over undecideds.
Nicola Sturgeon resigns: The end of an era6 min read
After 8 years as First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon resigns with dignity and maturity to promote unity and leave behind a legacy of approval ratings her opponents can only dream of. A shock to many, her departure marks the end of an era in Scottish politics.
Nicola Sturgeon resignation: The unanswered questions for Scotland and the SNP she leaves behind5 min read
What does the future hold for Scottish independence and the SNP after Nicola Sturgeon?
UK supreme court rules Scotland cannot call a second independence referendum – the decision explained5 min read
The Scottish government wanted to trigger a second independence vote without consulting Westminster but that has been deemed not legally permissible.
Scottish independence: How Nicola Sturgeon’s pledge to rejoin the EU could impact a referendum vote4 min read
Recent polling indicates that the EU question is central in the minds of Scottish independence voters.