“this Scottish Parliament belongs to the people of Scotland”
“It sometimes feels that it isn’t just our powers that are being diminished but the very symbols of our nationhood”
“You can have devolution or you can have Brexit. But you cannot have both.”
“Far from being a reason for putting independence even further into the back burner, recent events – Salisbury, Syria, Brexit – make the case for living in a Scotland that wishes to be one of the good guys appealing and increasingly urgent.”
“The unequal nature of Theresa May’s “precious union” means that we are once again caught in the gravitational pull of a government we didn’t vote for.
“From its earliest days, it felt like a policy designed to needlessly insult those who were aware of it “
You reach a point – I got to it a while ago – when you wonder why we didn’t sail off into the sunset a long time ago.
“The whole point of the Union project is to prevent any economic activity that benefits Scotland and increases our ability to be independent and gives us confidence to run our own country. “
“Yesterday, the Scotland Brexit Minister, Mike Russell, delivered an intelligent, honest and statesmanlike speech”
“Food security is perhaps chief amongst the responsibilities of our politicians. “