WATCH: Where next for Scotland?
CommonSpace considers the responses of pro-EU politicians and activists to the UK’s Brexit chaos
WITH PRIME Minister Theresa May’s government in turmoil over Brexit and its ability to agree a deal which both the EU and MPs can get behind, what options remain for Scotland to avoid what SNP MP Angus MacNeil described as a “cluster-mess”?
Speculation over the long term future of the UK government has grown after leading Tory Brexiteers Boris Johnson and David Davis resigned from the cabinet
OPPOSITION parties are preparing for a snap general election after Theresa May's government was plunged into chaos following the resignation of Boris Johnson and David Davis amidst a rift in the cabinet over the governments approach to negotiations.
Boris Johnson followed David Davis in leaving the cabinet, announcing his resignation as foreign secretary on Monday [9 July] afternoon.
Labour leader’s tour will see him target key SNP-held seats
The SNP has hit out at Jeremy Corbyn and Labour for failing to target any Tory seats during his tour of Scotland.
The labour leader is on day three of a tour targeting 18 key marginal seats held by the SNP in his quest to become prime minister, should another General Election be called.
Glasgow South West, Glasgow East, Inverclyde and Dunfermline are just some of the seats that would need a one per cent swing to allow Labour to capture SNP seats.
Our reporter Nathanael Williams travelled across the South of Scotland to talk to people and listen to their views on where Scotland is heading with Brexit
SITTING IN CAROLINE’S CAFE in the centre of Kelso, it’s easy to imagine that the much touted Tory revival in Scotland is on the cards. People here are angry and tired with the recent call for a General Election by Prime Minister Theresa May, compounding for many a sense of being endlessly bothered.
In a General Election dominated by security and the terror attacks of London and Manchester, the SNP and LibDem stood for restraint on surveillance
CIVIL LIBERTIES should not be sacrificed in order to beef up the UK’s security state apparatus according to both the leader of the SNP Nicola Sturgeon and Tim Farron the leader of the UK Liberal Democrats.
CommonSpace looks at the policy issue now overwhelming this year’s General Election campaign: security
SECURITY AND COUNTER TERRORISM have come to dominate the UK General Election following the attacks in Manchester a fortnight ago and London Bridge on Saturday (4 June,) which took 29 lives combined and left many injured.
Thinktank preparing policy for the new independence fight
COMMON WEAL, Scotland’s pro-independence thinktank, has hit its initial fundraising target of £25,000 to support work on it’s White Paper Project, which aims to offer the answers to the big questions facing the next Scottish independence campaign.
Scottish Labour’s council election plans rocked by UK General Election announcement
KEZIA DUGDALE, the Scottish Labour leader, has sworn to defend the party’s last remaining seat in Edinburgh South following the news that UK Prime Minister Theresa May intends to hold a UK-wide General Election on 8 June of this year.
Dugdale who had been hoping to focus on the local elections launch for the party today (Tuesday 18 April) was instead forced to state what her expectations were for her party’s performance on both sides of the border.
SNP leader puts her case to the voters in Perth as the party launches its General Election manifesto
FIRST MINISTER NICOLA STURGEON has described the SNP manifesto as one that “can strengthen Scotland’s hand” in a speech today (Tuesday 30 May) in Perth where she launched her party’s UK General Election manifesto.