Politics archive

Senedd
Apr
22

How public procurement can boost the economy

Hamish Sandison says Welsh Government is an exemplar of best practice in promoting the power of purchase

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Apr
19

Scottish nationalism’s sense of blood and belonging

David Torrance on the curious case of the SNP’s shift from ethnic to civic nationalism

scotstories
Apr
18

Can Scots Tories can return from the margins of political life?

Walter Humes recounts what a death of a friend tells us about the state of the Conservative Party in Scotland

Johann Lamont
Apr
17

Scottish Labour’s devolution contradictions

Gerry Hassan recounts a history of a party unloved 
and misunderstood north of the border

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Apr
16

Europe vote key part of Scottish plebiscite

Adam Ramsay examines the interconnections between next month’s EU election and Scotland’s referendum in September

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Apr
15

Back to the future on the edge of Europe

Calvin Jones examines the pros and cons of EU withdrawal for Wales

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Apr
12

The battle for Britain

David Melding praises a new book that he says provides an insightful assessment of the Scottish referendum debate

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Apr
11
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Apr
08

Scotland loses political star

James Mitchell looks back at the life of Margo MacDonald who placed independence before compromise

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Apr
04

Assembly bandwagon pushed forward at Llandudno

Lleu Williams assesses the significance of new devolution pledges made at Welsh Labour’s conference last weekend