politics

Scottish Independence – Will Spin Kill it ?

Alerted today to this story in The Telegraph -> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10891229/Alex-Salmonds-office-implicated-in-smear-attack-on-mother-who-spoke-up-for-the-Union.html How naive and stupid I’ve been to think that for once, our political representatives in Scotland, might be above the spin, above the mud slinging nastiness of national politics experienced in the recent past. To have thought that we could run a clean campaign, an honest open non-personal campaign, […]

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Scotland 2017 ……..

Important referendum milestone – 30/05/14. It marks the start of the formal, 16-week regulated campaigning period. We invited actor David Hayman and some of our supporters to join us to celebrate this exciting moment on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street. David had some truly inspirational words for us all. Find out what they were here. Here are some useful sources […]

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Con Dems dish out £30k taxpayer-funded PR contract to the firm of a No campaign boss – Daily Record

  THE Con Dem Government has handed a £30,000 taxpayer-funded PR contract to the company of a Better Together boss. Questions have been raised after it emerged the UK cabinet office’s devolution team paid the sum to Engine Partners for “communication support” in January. The work is understood to be related to the UK Government’s […]

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Coalition at war over low growth – FT.com

Ministers swap blame over low growth – FT.com. David Cameron’s cabinet ministers turned on each other on Tuesday for failing to do more to deliver growth ahead of next week’s Autumn Statement. Ministers complained that a slow rollout of broadband, a feeble start to a flagship back-to-work scheme and bureaucracy around a new visa system […]

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