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Sir Keir Starmer argues that the SNP are using the Gender Recognition Bill to distract from pressing issues in Scotland, and accuses the Tories of using it as a tool to divide people and play politics.
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.
Recent polling indicates that the EU question is central in the minds of Scottish independence voters.
Why Labour will resist calls for electoral alliances, even when facing the prospect of a hung parliament5 min read
Forming a pact with the Liberal Democrats to form a ‘Progressive Alliance’ would make electoral sense in England – but Keir Starmer does not see it as a risk worth taking.
Boris Johnson is a liar and a cheat but like all successful con artists, he is basically a showman. Even so, the people of Scotland proved immune to his charms. Liz Truss’s problem is that she has no charm at all.
Liz Truss is reportedly far ahead amongst Conservative party members who blame Rishi Sunak for defenestrating Boris Johnson – a view which Johnson himself is keen to foster... to prepare a triumphant return when Tory MPs decide to get rid of an inept Truss.
If the UK continues down paths that further isolate it from the EU and the wider world stage, Scottish attitudes to the Union may harden. Especially because Boris Johnson is personally very unpopular in Scotland.