‘Putin will be delighted’: Fury as SNP’s Ian Blackford says the UK should still SCRAP Trident

‘Putin will be delighted’: Fury as SNP’s Ian Blackford says the UK should still SCRAP the Trident nuclear deterrent despite the Russian leader’s atomic saber-rattling, claiming the idea it keeps Britain safe is ‘far-fetched’ Blackford: It’s ‘far-fetched’ to believe that the weapons would protect Britain  UK’s four Vanguard Class submarines, which carry Trident, based in … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon faces fury for using COP26 in Scots independence battle

Nicola Sturgeon faces fury for exploiting COP26 summit in Scots independence battle after taking out full-page ads boasting about being a ‘nation-in-waiting’ – as she meets Greta Thunberg in Glasgow Nicola Sturgeon has taken out ads welcoming world leaders to ‘nation in waiting’ SNP leader condemned for exploiting COP summit for Scots independence bid Ms … Read more

Ministers ‘hope bid to host the 2030 World Cup can help save the union’

Ministers ‘hope bid to host the 2030 World Cup can help save the union’ as Nicola Sturgeon pushes for Scottish independence Boris Johnson is pushing a joint British and Irish bid to host the 2030 World Cup The prospect has been boosted by Euros and response to Super League plan Government sources suggested World Cup … Read more

SNP wins by-election in Airdrie and Shotts

SNP wins by-election in Airdrie and Shotts called after sitting MP opted to swap Westminster for the same seat in Holyrood Anum Qaisar-Javed was elected with 10,129 votes, ahead of Labour’s candidate Kenneth Stevenson came in second with 8,372 votes. Tory candidate got 2,812 SNP leader and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sent her congratulations  By Chris Jewers … Read more

Scots battle through SNOW to vote in crunch Holyrood elections

Scots are battling through snow to vote in crucial elections today with Nicola Sturgeon‘s separatist push on a knife edge. The bitter battle for Holyrood has entered the final straight after the Tories pleaded for people to ‘lend’ their support to stop the SNP‘s drive for independence. Experts say Ms Sturgeon’s chances of an overall … Read more

Scotland on knife edge as election eve poll finds SNP faces LOSING seats and missing out on majority

Nicola Sturgeon‘s SNP could miss out on an overall majority at Holyrood in Thursday’s elections amid a surge in support for the union in Scotland, a new poll suggested today. A poll by Savanta suggests the First Minister could lose four seats to fall six seats short of control of the Scottish Parliament. The same … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon admits an independent Scotland in the EU WOULD mean a hard border with England

Nicola Sturgeon admits that Scottish independence WOULD mean a hard border with England if it rejoins the EU but claims businesses will not ‘suffer’ She said Scotland would try to negotiate arrangements to ‘keep trade flowing’  But unionists accused her of planning a ‘hammer blow’ for businesses   Tories said SNP ‘are clueless about the economic … Read more

Ian Blackford accuses Sky presenter of boasting he was going give him ‘a kicking’ over Sturgeon woes

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford accuses Sky presenter of boasting he was going give him ‘a kicking’ before he came on air as he flounders in cringeworthy interview when asked if he believes his boss Nicola Sturgeon misled Holyrood Blackford made the claim to  astonished Sky News presenter Niall Paterson  It came as he tried … Read more

Tory MP uses Parliamentary Privilege to reveal explosive emails about Alex Salmond case

Tory MP uses Parliamentary Privilege to reveal explosive emails claiming Nicola Sturgeon’s chief of staff knew about Alex Salmond complaints two months earlier than she says and was ‘interfering’ in the process David Davis used parliamentary privilege in the Commons to reveal messages  He said that a whistleblower passed him messages between senior SNP official  … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘snake oil act’ in Alex Salmond inquiry raises more questions, says Graham Grant

It was a slick performance by a politician fighting for her job – but Nicola Sturgeon’s top priority wasn’t impressing the committee. Much of her appearance was a pitch to the ordinary punter, which accounts for some of the more emotional moments. She spoke of Alex Salmond as her former ‘bestie’, a ‘revered’ man. But … Read more