Pass the poisoned Quaich

As the fireworks fizzle, the temporary structures disappear across Edinburgh signalling the end of the Festival, and the summer, and as Scotland’s newest infrastructure project, the billion pound Queensferry Crossing, finally, nine months late, opens to traffic and becomes a totem to the SNP Scottish Government, the political scene begins to burst into life in Scotland with a surprise resignation. Kezia Dugdale has been rightly … Continue reading Pass the poisoned Quaich

First Minster Plays Long Game in Push to Stay In Single Market

By Paul McLennan in our Edinburgh office. So Nicola Sturgeon must be seen to be doing all she can to make things work. Scotland’s place in Europe is a “serious” and “reasonable” compromise, she said, as she launched the 50-page book yesterday. The Scottish Government will argue for what is in the best interests of not just Scotland but the whole of the UK. Although … Continue reading First Minster Plays Long Game in Push to Stay In Single Market