“I’ve felt for some time that Scotland has two parliaments: one which broadly represents its best interests, and one whose raison d’etre is to work against them.”
“Whilst it would be probably be better to be living next to a happy and economically prosperous neighbour, it’s hardly our responsibility to make them so.”
Tomorrow, Wednesday, the new Secretary of State for Scotland, Alister Jack, will be in Stranraer for the Cattle Show. Columnist Alec Ross reflects on what Brexit means for his home town – and for Scotland.
“The importance of Scotland taking bold steps towards a better future has never felt so urgent. “
“The key message is everyone, without exception, can choose how they think.”
“In the end, it’s about people. And respect. And truth.”
“Independence is simply the enabling tool. “
By Alec Ross I’m just back from the Highland Show. I don’t know how or who decides these things, but after the attempted Union Jack rebrand of black pudding and whisky last […]
“at the time of writing, Scotland has voted three times in three years to be part of the European Union”.
Here’s a question. If the union didn’t exist, would we join it?