Head of Policy & Research at Common Weal
Analysis: The prospects for indyref2 and Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister are closely inter-twined
The right to hold indyref2 is now a key dividing line in the fight for control of the Labour party – the independence movement should not be ambivalent about its outcome, Ben Wray finds
SCOTTISH LABOUR has been reeling after shadow Chancellor John McDonnell’s Edinburgh Fringe intervention last week, where he said the Scottish Parliament should decide on whether Scotland has an independence referendum.
STUC and Common Weal call for Ferguson Marine nationalisation to be part of long-term public infrastructure strategy
Finance Minister Derek Mackay said a government cash injection to Ferguson Marine without nationalisation, as proposed by current owner Jim McColl, would be “illegal” under EU state aid rules
Analysis: Could the Scottish Tories break-away?
With Ruth Davidson’s popularity among UK Tory members in sharp decline as the party is at loggerheads north and south of the border, does Murdo Fraser’s idea of a break-away Scottish party have legs?
THE news that Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson is the least popular figure among UK Conservative members in a poll by Conservative Home comes as no surprise, but it is worth registering how far her star has fallen amongst the Tory faithful.