Analysis: Will the SNP oppose the Lib Dems ‘Revoke and Remain’ policy?
The Lib Dems have decided they are not that bothered about a People’s Vote after all, now standing on a ‘Revoke and Remain’ ticket in the General Election. The implications for a future independence referendum if such a position ever comes to fruition would be stark, Ben Wray finds.
A GENERAL ELECTION has been stalled by the opposition until after 31 October. But in November, it’s on. With no majority in parliament, the Tories cannot continue to govern for long, however much the opposition (perversely) may want the agony to continue.
Analysis: What could Labour’s new position on Brexit mean for Scotland?
Jeremy Corbyn’s qualified commitment to backing Remain in a future referendum on EU membership would appear to bring Labour closer to the SNP’s position – but there are complications
SINCE the result of the 2016 referendum on EU membership was announced, the Labour Party’s Brexit policy, such as it is, has been written like a television show with one eye on being renewed for another season.
Analysis: Jo Swinson's candidacy shows the Lib Dems haven't changed
Recent comments by the Lib Dem leadership hopeful demonstrate that, while the political environment may have altered in their favour, the party remains the same
IT has been a tumultuous two decades for the Liberal Democrats.
WATCH: May's false choices demand a real democratic response
After Theresa May’s Brexit deal failed again by a huge margin, CommonSpace journalist, David Jamieson, argues that this isn’t ‘resilience or ‘staying power’ but cynical authoritarianism.
The only option that wasn’t outlined by May in the House of Commons was returning to the public with a general election.
Analysis: Corbyn's total mess of a Brexit position is deeply rooted in Labourist ideology
The Labour leadership’s tortured efforts to hold Labour-Remain and Labour-Leave voters together is a product of Labour’s left British nationalism which sees questions of the nature of state power as a distraction from real class politics
THE maelstrom over Labour’s Brexit position has been so long-running and, frankly, increasingly boring that you could be forgiven for some scepticism about whether the latest twist genuinely is a turning point.