Monthly Archives: September 2014

A bit of a howler in the Tories’ press briefing…

Sky News have managed to get hold of a Tory briefing document which gives its MPs and media spokespeople the messages they want to emerge from their Conference. It was drawn up in the wake of the Reckless defection and … Continue reading

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No, Alex, I wasn’t tricked. I voted No because I wasn’t convinced by you and your plans

Hi Alex You’ve been putting it about that those of us who voted No in last week’s referendum have been tricked by the vow from the three pro-UK parties. That’s a bit of a presumption, to be honest. It assumes, … Continue reading

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Still undecided in the Scottish independence referendum…..? #indyref

Then watch this. Who knew Gordon Brown could be so brilliant? Seriously, though, if you are still undecided tonight, you haven’t been convinced by the Yes campaign’s arguments. You probably haven’t been convinced by the No campaign’s either. But if … Continue reading

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Your essential guide to the Wee Blue Book

Wings Over Scotland’s Wee Blue Book has been distributed to voters from Yes Scotland stalls around the country. It’s also available online for people to read. My friend Toby Fenwick, a bit of a geek on the numbers front, has … Continue reading

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A couple of questions for Alex Salmond #indyref

Hi Alex I have a couple of questions for you that I just thought I’d jot down given that I’m unlikely to get anywhere near you in the run up to the vote on Thursday. Three weeks ago during the … Continue reading

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Nicola Sturgeon will have to do a lot better than “the whole country will celebrate a Yes vote on Friday”

Nicola Sturgeon appeared on Sky News’ Murnaghan this morning. Asked about how the country would come together after a divisive referendum campaign, she simply said that after a Yes vote, we’d all celebrate on Friday. Really? She clearly doesn’t understand … Continue reading

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Hasta la vista, Hannah

This weekend Scottish Liberal Democrats say goodbye, just for a few months, to the fabulous Hannah Bettsworth, who’s off to Spain for the third year of her university degree. We’re going to miss her cos she’s so conscientious, works so … Continue reading

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