Union

Theresa May faces an impossible test over Scotland and Brexit

15 July 2016 10:42

For some time now, and especially since September 2014, the SNP administration in Edinburgh has been inspired by a single,…

Paul Mason comes to Alex Salmond’s defence over BBC bias

1 September 2015 10:10

With Alex Salmond currently engaged in a war of words with Nick Robinson over the BBC’s ‘disgraceful’ coverage of the…

Campaign kick-off: nine days to go

28 April 2015 9:13

David Cameron is upping the ante on the SNP today, warning voters there’s just ‘ten days to save the United…

The irresponsibility of Andy Burnham

6 September 2014 12:03

Nothing matters more in British politics right now than keeping the country together. The polls in Scotland show that no…

Who will fill a coward’s grave? 100 Days to decide Scotland’s future

10 June 2014 14:24

In the new Scotland people may be able to count. Until then we will endure nonsense like yesterday’s hoopla claiming…

How a Ukip victory could hasten the break-up of the UK

19 May 2014 11:48

In a sense it could be the political version of the law of unintended consequences. There is Nigel Farage insisting that…

Rising Tory, Hidden Danger: David Cameron is Doing Too Much Too Well

7 May 2014 14:45

The British economy is growing. Not before time you might say. Be that as it may, there is a breath…

Welsh would block an independent Scotland from using the pound

21 November 2013 18:34

The UK government knows that it plays into the SNP’s hands if it does anything which could be seen as…

The Union is in peril

7 November 2013 11:20

Something quite remarkable happened last week. David Cameron proposed a major change to the constitutional fabric of the United Kingdom…

Will an EU referendum kill the Scottish independence referendum?

9 May 2013 13:18

The UK faces two referendums about its future, not one.  As well as David Cameron’s promised ‘proper’ referendum on the…