Beyond the Noise: Is independence on the table at SNP conference?

Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 outrage-driven social media news circus and gets to heart of issues, trying to finding the substance behind the headlines.

IN THIS episode, Jamieson discusses the forthcoming SNP conference and the challenges faced by party strategists with SNP Cllr Graham Campbell.

How thoroughly the party be able to debate the Growth Commission, has the Brexit process become an impediment to independence, and how does the SNP deal with an increasingly reticent Westminster on the issue of a future referendum?

Tune in to hear them discuss:

- 00:45 Why the SNP conference still isn't treated as the UK third party conference.

- 10:21 How will the party come to an agreement on what economic policy to pursue after the Growth Commission, and isn't it now out of date after Labour and Tory conferences?

- 17:01 What is the relationship between Brexit and independence strategy, has it been misjudged by the SNP leadership?

- 29:15 With Labour and Tory conferences both affirming they will block a future referendum on Scottish independence for the next parliament, how does the SNP secure independence?