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The National View: Hypocrite Tories are making the argument for independence – now let's kick them out of Scotland

Theresa May's announcement runs contrary to repeated assurances that she would not hold a snap election

TO be surprised by opportunism in politics is to be a little naive. Though a noble calling, it is often underhand, dirty and fake. But even the hardiest of cynics was left gobsmacked by the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday.

12:00am Wednesday 19 April 2017

Wee Ginger Dug: SNP then Yes – that’s the path to our Scottish independence revolution

Meaningless ritual: Theresa May at PMQs

AND we’re off on the childish charade that passes for a Westminster General Election. Actually, British politics has been off for quite some time – so much so it’s really pretty rancid. There are two-month-old cartons of milk that are fresher…

12:00am Saturday 22 April 2017

Letters Special: Readers react to Theresa May's General Election announcement

Will Theresa May live to regret the gamble she is taking as far as Scotland is concerned

SO “now is not the time” for divisive actions which are designed to tear the country apart at a point when the whole nation is pulling together to get the best deal from Brexit.

12:00am Wednesday 19 April 2017

Lesley Riddoch: An SNP-Green alliance with a joint manifesto would send a message that Scotland is ready to move on from selfish Westminster politics

Maggie Chapman said her party should work with the SNP to keep out the Tories in key seats

WHAT the heck can Theresa May’s pointless and unwanted General Election do for Scotland or the cause of independence?

12:00am Thursday 20 April 2017

Wee Ginger Dug: Theresa May is dressing up cruelty as Christianity ... this election is when we say enough is enough

Wee Ginger Dug: Theresa May is dressing up cruelty as Christianity ... this election is when we say enough is enough

IT was Easter weekend, the holiest time in the Christian calendar, and our Conservative Prime Minister took the opportunity to preach at us about the message of the god that she worships.

12:00am Wednesday 19 April 2017

Nicola Sturgeon calls on Scotland to reinforce her mandate for indyref2 in the upcoming election

Nicola Sturgeon said the vote gives Scotland an opportunity to reject the Tory agenda

NICOLA Sturgeon last night warned Theresa May her decision to call a snap election is a “huge political miscalculation” which could strengthen the case for a second independence referendum.

12:00am Wednesday 19 April 2017

Yes2 relaunches as aYe Scotland ahead of new #ScotRef campaign

Yes2 relaunches as  aYe Scotland ahead of ScotRef

WITH the remarkable pace of change now within politics in the UK. And our place as core members within The Scottish Independence Convention (SIC) we have been addressing the issues now facing us ahead of this important part of Scotland’s history.…

12:00am Saturday 22 April 2017

Warning of ‘substantial uncertainty’ over Brexit terms if there was spring 2019 referendum

Dr Kirsty Hughes, an expert on European politics and founder of the SCER

A THINK-tank has warned that if a fresh independence referendum were to be held in March 2019 there would still be “some substantial uncertainty” about the implications of the UK’s departure from the European Union – and about an independent…

12:00am Tuesday 18 April 2017

The SNP in Falkirk are telling their voters to pick pro-indy Green candidates as their next preferences

Chris March, third from left, with the other Green candidates standing in  the Falkirk Council area

SNP activists in Falkirk are suggesting voters in next month’s local government election give their lower preference votes to the pro-independence Scottish Greens in a bid to stop Labour and the Tories regaining control of the council.

12:00am Saturday 22 April 2017

Letters II: SNP should fight the election on gaining direct indy mandate

Edward Longshanks: Like Theresa May

I WRITE in support of Dr Jim Walker (Letters, The National, April 20) and his call for the SNP leadership to consider a change in strategy for the forthcoming General Election.

12:00am Friday 21 April 2017
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