A campaign is to be launched in Scotland over fears that our food security is under threat.
Seven years on, we can see the first independence referendum not as a choice between change and no change, but as a choice of what sort of change we wanted and, crucially, who gets to deliver it.
“we face the prospect of being evicted from the Euros against our will, which in a darkly comic kind of way rather sums up the experience of being Scottish in the age of Brexit.”
Westminster appears to be entirely comfortable with a tariff-free deal with a country whose standards – chemicals harmful to bees and aquatic ecosystems, the use of paraquat, no review period whatsoever for pesticides – fall way short of our own.
The Parliament of the European Union has now formally agreed to the trade deal with the UK.
“I watched the first episode of the new series of ‘Landward’….”
“By far the two biggest issues facing the UK since the end of World War, way back in 1945, have been Tory Brexit and dealing with the ongoing Covid 19 emergency.”
“The Scottish Seafood Association says exports to the EU are being hit by “red tape” delays between Scotland and France.”
“Independence is the great enabler. The whole point of independence is having the power to do things, and I have long thought that what the increasing numbers of us who long for the normality of self-governance need to do is to shift the burden of proof. “
“I want to see Orkney’s energy work for Orkney’s people, giving everyone access to affordable warmth, and that means taking control of these policies in Scotland. “