If Scotland joined the EU, then yes, we would have to commit to join the Eurozone, and have the Euro as our currency. There’s absolutely no doubts whatsoever on that. Brussels has made it abundantly clear that all new members must commit to join the Euro. This was brought in post-ratification of the Maastricht Treaty, […]
In theory, yes. But the reality is very different. But it sure s hell wouldn’t be anywhere as easy as the SNP or the Cybernats claim it would. They’ve been desperately trying to make political capital out of off the cuff remarks from folk from Brussels saying Scotland would be welcome. Of course Scotland would […]
In a word, no. Before the 2014 Referendum, the then EU president was asked formally by the House of Lords if that was possible. He said no, it was not. If Scotland left the UK, we’d leave the EU the same day. This was despite Alex Salmond claiming to have legal advice that said we […]
Derek Mackay allegedly called the board of CMAL “bastards”Derek Mackay allegedly called the board of CMAL “bastards”
A row between a Scottish tycoon and the SNP boiled over last night with claims that finance secretary Derek Mackay had a foul-mouthed outburst about the executives of a government-owned ferry operator.
THE Scots fishing industry is facing a Brexit crisis because the Scottish Government has failed to prepare, the Tories warned last night.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon defends handling of NHS despite slashing budget by £1.1BILLIONFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon defends handling of NHS despite slashing budget by £1.1BILLION
NICOLA Sturgeon yesterday defended her handling of the NHS after a watchdog warned it could go bust. The First Minister faced a parly onslaught and fresh claims she had presided over £1.1billion of cuts — making it harder for the health service to do its job.
THE SNP’s hated car parking tax will not be introduced in most parts of Scotland after a revolt by councilsTHE SNP’s hated car parking tax will not be introduced in most parts of Scotland after a revolt by councils
The Workplace Parking Levy – dubbed the ‘poll tax on wheels’ – would force motorists to shell out hundreds of pounds a year simply to park at work.
Hidden’ SNP cuts to police budget pushing us to brink, warn officersHidden’ SNP cuts to police budget pushing us to brink, warn officers
SCOTLAND’S police service has been hammered by ‘hidden’ SNP cuts that have pushed it to the brink, rank-and-file officers say.
NHS crisis (cont.) as 3 hospitals tell patients to stay away from A&E unless it’s ‘urgent’NHS crisis (cont.) as 3 hospitals tell patients to stay away from A&E unless it’s ‘urgent’
BOSSES at one of Scotland’s largest health boards have told patients to stay away from their A&E departments unless they need ‘urgent’ medical help.
Violent crime in Scotland rises to highest level in seven yearsViolent crime in Scotland rises to highest level in seven years
Violent crime in Scotland has risen by 10% in the year to last March, official figures have revealed. It is the highest level for seven years, with a 16% rise in robberies.
SNP’s justice policies attacked as violence and sex crimes surge in ScotlandSNP’s justice policies attacked as violence and sex crimes surge in Scotland
Scotland is in the grip of a “wave” of violent and sexual crime, it has been claimed after official figures showed a sharp increase in both last year.
John Swinney hailed exam scores despite officials questioning pass rate slideJohn Swinney hailed exam scores despite officials questioning pass rate slide
Officials privately told John Swinney of their misgivings about Higher exam passes plummeting to their lowest level in a decade, documents seen by The Times reveal.
Fire risk fear in delayed Edinburgh Sick Kids hospitalFire risk fear in delayed Edinburgh Sick Kids hospital
A crisis-hit hospital in Edinburgh has cabling flaws that could trigger a fire, according to emails from the local health board to the SNP Government.