The SNP Suspects Theresa May Is Trying To Stop EU Nationals Voting In IndyRef2

The SNP Suspects Theresa May Is Trying To Stop EU Nationals Voting In IndyRef2 Theresa May addresses the Tory spring conference today in a bid to consign the worst week of her leadership to history. The Prime Minister is due to take to the stage at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cardiff at around 11.45am – watch live on the

BLOG: Sturgeon’s battle for indyref2 public opinion

The SNP hoped to present this conference as being all about celebrating their achievements after 10 years in office, and setting out plans for the future on domestic issues like heath and education, with a series of ministerial announcements. They

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Nicola Sturgeon: I have ‘options’ if Theresa May refuses to reconsider independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has failed to categorically rule out unilaterally holding an advisory independence referendum after claiming she had “various options” if Theresa May refuses to give her the powers to hold a legal vote. The First Minister’s spin doctors …

Indyref2: What’s the next move?

What to do, eh? What to do? What is the strategy for the first minister to pursue now that the prime minister has said “don’t call us, we may call you”, with regard to proposals for a referendum on independence. It would appear evident that there are

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Nicola Sturgeon ‘determined’ to have second independence referendum

Scotland’s First Minister has said she is “determined” to have a second independence referendum despite Theresa May saying she will block one. Nicola Sturgeon said that a move to block a second referendum would be a “democratic outrage”, after Downing …

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Fighting for “precious union”, UK’s May rebuffs Scottish independence ambitions

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Conservative Party’s Spring Forum in Cardiff, Wales, March 17, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden. More. By Elizabeth Piper. LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Friday to fight for the …

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Nicola Sturgeon ‘up for discussion’ on referendum date

Scotland’s first minister has told the BBC she wants to find a referendum date that both sides can agree on. Nicola Sturgeon said she was “up for continued discussion” with Theresa May on the matter. The prime minister insisted this week that “now was

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Theresa May must think about the interests of the British people

Why are we being stampeded into triggering Article 50 by only 37 per cent of the electorate? Many people do not realise that this represents an irrevocable decision to leave the EU. It is like breaking an egg, any subsequent negotiation is the process

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Prime Minister accuses SNP of being ‘divisive and obsessive’ nationalists during Cardiff speech

Theresa May has accused the SNP of being “divisive and obsessive” nationalists as the feud between the Prime Minister and the Scottish Government over a second independence referendum intensified. Mrs May accused First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and …


SNP refuse to rule out unofficial Scottish independence referendum in defiance of Theresa May

The SNP has refused to rule out the prospect of holding an unofficial independence referendum if Theresa May does not allow one sanctioned by the Government. Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney would not dismiss the idea, despite being asked …

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Brexit unleashed an English nationalism that has damaged the union with Scotland for good

Brexit is English nationalism made flesh, but the English underrate its destructive potential as a form of communal identity. Concepts like “nationalism” and “self-determination” have traditionally been seen as something that happens to foreigners. An

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May has taken the biggest risk in modern British politics

When the horses line up for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, it would be astonishing to learn that British Prime Minister Theresa May had her feet up and was watching the race on television. Still less that she had put a pot of her money on a well-priced outsider.

Nicola Sturgeon is playing great politics with indyref2 but victory still long way off

Who ended the week with the upper hand in the constitutional battle between the UK and Scottish governments? It started with Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish first minister, wrong footing London with her plan for a second independence referendum in either

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Theresa May Has Blocked Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish Independence Referendum

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May will block Scotland from holding a referendum on its independence during the Brexit process, insisting that “now is not the time.” “Nothing is more important to me than seeing this United Kingdom thrive,” May told


At Tory Gathering, May Pledges Closer Union in Slap to Sturgeon

Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to forge a closer union within the U.K. in a rebuke to Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon, who started the week calling for a new independence referendum for Scotland. May unveiled on Friday a “plan for …