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Theresa  May’s   “clarification” of Brexit means Brexit

Robert Henderson May’s speech  of 17 January 2017   was  a classic Theresa May performance , mixing  statements somewhere between a  boast and a threat to give the idea that the UK would be looking to its own interests first, second … Continue reading

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SCOTCH NUMPTY PARTY  XMAS NOVELTIES 2016

Single Party State Monopoly A boardgame  for four or more players. The object of the game is to capture all the MSP seats. Weighted dice ensure SNP always win   Wee Pretendy Parliament   Kit When assembled  looks to the casual … Continue reading

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After the EU referendum

The battle has been won but not the war Robert Henderson The Europhiles threw a great deal at the EU referendum campaign.  There was the shameless   use of government resources especially those of the Treasury to propagandise for the Remain … Continue reading

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 SNP XMAS NOVELTIES 2015

  FORTH ROAD BRIDGE  CONSTRUCTION SET Have hours of fun building  the bridge then  watch it collapse just when you think it’s finished. REFERENDUM SNAP! The game is played with a pack of 52 cards. 51 of the cards are … Continue reading

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Cameron is unwittingly preparing the way for Scotland to become independent

Robert Henderson All the signs are that the incoming Tory government is  going to pander incontinently  to the Scottish National Party (SNP)  and grant ever greater devolved  powers to Scotland, viz Cameron saying  post-election  “In Scotland our plans are to … Continue reading

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Who will  speak for England?

Robert Henderson It is a singular thing that the question of English votes for English laws let alone  an English Parliament  has gone almost unmentioned during the 2015 general  election. There has been a great deal of noise made by … Continue reading

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Why a Labour/SNP coalition could spell the end of Labour as a major party

Robert Henderson There is a better than sporting chance that Labour and the SNP could form a coalition after the coming General Election.  Polls suggest that Labour will lose the vast majority of the 41 seats they currently hold in … Continue reading

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