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New figures confirm that Scotland would have been £8.3 billion better off as an independent country

New figures confirm that Scotland would have been £8.3 billion better off as an independent country | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Over the past 5 years Scotland's would have been £8.3 billion better off as an independent country, when taking account of the new report published into Scotland's finances today. The new report also demonstrates that Scotland generated £800 more in tax per person than the UK average during the
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Tom Gordon: Mark McDonald case highlights SNP’s instinct for secrecy

Tom Gordon: Mark McDonald case highlights SNP’s instinct for secrecy | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE parliamentary recess is a dangerous time for parties. Starved of sustenance from the Holyrood machine, the press pack starts sniffing around…
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UK subsidy to Scotland soars after oil price slump

UK subsidy to Scotland soars after oil price slump | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SCOTLAND has suffered an “economic shock” as a result of collapsing oil prices, Nicola Sturgeon has admitted, as new figures showed the…
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Spanish court keeps ex-Catalan vice president in jail

Spanish court keeps ex-Catalan vice president in jail | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Madrid (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court judges ruled Friday to keep Catalonia’s ousted vice president in jail while he is being investigated for rebellion and other charges stemming from the restive region’s drive for independence from Spain. The judges said there was a risk that Oriol Junqueras might again commit crimes, as there was no …
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Give Clyde shipyards guarantee of navy support ships work says MP

Give Clyde shipyards guarantee of navy support ships work says MP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
By STEWART PATERSON
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Be part of winning independence for Scotland

Be part of winning independence for Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland now faces the prospect of being taken out of the EU against our will.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed the immediate preparation of legislation to enable a new independence referendum – if and when the Scottish Parliament so decides.

The SNP will also be undertaking new work to build a majority in support of an independent Scotland.

Be first to find out about our plans and be part of them.

Pledge your support today.
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Discover the Top 10 Winter Festival Activities

Discover the Top 10 Winter Festival Activities | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Top 10 Winter Festival Activities 1 |Chinese New Year Always a colourful and exciting time of year, enjoy an action-packed parade through the streets of Perth City Centre to celebrate Chinese New Year!
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Lesley Riddoch: Irish Border conundrum is an epic and perfect storm

Lesley Riddoch: Irish Border conundrum is an epic and perfect storm | My Scotland | Scoop.it
FOR good reasons Ireland is not a minor Brexit issue that can be easily swept under the carpet, writes Lesley Riddoch.
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Senior Holyrood figures in bid to avert Brexit ‘power-grab’ crisis

Senior Holyrood figures in bid to avert Brexit ‘power-grab’ crisis | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Backroom talks involving senior politicians from all parties are laying the groundwork to amend the controversial EU Withdrawal Bill in the House of Lords and prevent a so-called Brexit ‘power grab’.
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Second indyref moves closer ...

Second indyref moves closer ... | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE prospect of a second independence referendum being held within the next three years has come closer after two influential SNP politicians who…
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Does Brexit Justify Another Scottish Independence Referendum?

Does Brexit Justify Another Scottish Independence Referendum? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government wants #IndyRef2. Check out our BRIEFING and LIVE POLL. HAVE YOUR SAY!
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‘Record year’ for alleged sightings of Loch Ness monster

‘Record year’ for alleged sightings of Loch Ness monster | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Fans of Scotland’s favourite mythical beast have enjoyed a bumper 2017, with Nessie enthusiasts claiming a record number of sightings have been made.
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E-petitions 180642 and 168781 relating to a referendum on Scottish independence - Commons Library briefing - UK Parliament

House of Commons Library E-petitions 180642 and 168781 relating to a referendum on Scottish independence Published Tuesday, November 7, 2017 There will be a debate on the motion "That this House has considered e-petitions 180642 and 168781 relating to a referendum on Scottish independence".
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Alex Salmond to launch new TV show

Alex Salmond to launch new TV show | My Scotland | Scoop.it

ALEX Salmond is launching a new career in the media with his own television chat show.
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Protesters plan to ‘occupy’ bridges along M8 in support of independence

Protesters plan to ‘occupy’ bridges along M8 in support of independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A campaign group is calling on Scottish independence supporters to “populate” footpaths and bridges along the…
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Sturgeon says second referendum at "heart" of general election

Sturgeon says second referendum at "heart" of general election | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has said a second referendum is at the “heart” of the general election, just a week after saying the outcome would not decide if…
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Scotland Office is just the UK’s propaganda outfit

Scotland Office is just the UK’s propaganda outfit | My Scotland | Scoop.it

IN theory, the purpose of the Scotland Office and the Secretary of State for Scotland is to provide Scotland with a voice in the UK Cabinet. But…
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Scotland set to cash in on benefits from cannabis oil

Scotland set to cash in on benefits from cannabis oil | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SCOTLAND is set for a multi-million pound boon from the cannabis industry after a worldwide health agency confirmed that the drug provides…
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Half of Scots 'would back an independent Scotland in EU'

Half of Scots 'would back an independent Scotland in EU' | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Almost half of Scots would back an independent Scotland in the European Union (EU) if a second referendum was held in early 2019, a new poll…
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Kevin McKenna: With 47 Yes, indy is ours for the taking

Kevin McKenna: With 47 Yes, indy is ours for the taking | My Scotland | Scoop.it

WE all like to throw in the occasional literary quote to help an argument along and to convey the impression that we are informed and well read…
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'Europe, Wake up!' the Catalan demonstration in Brussels on 7th December

'Europe, Wake up!' the Catalan demonstration in Brussels on 7th December | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Organisers have announced details of the large Catalan demonstration planned to be held in Brussels on 7th December.
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The IndyApp – A tool for Yes groups … let’s fund it … then wield it – Towards Indyref2…

The IndyApp – A tool for Yes groups … let’s fund it … then wield it – Towards Indyref2… | My Scotland | Scoop.it
By William Duguid It was a bright July evening when the National Yes Registry Roadshow, in the person of the indefatigable Jason Baird, rolled into Perth to demonstrate IndyApp. For the small band of Common Weal Perth & Kinross and Yes Perth City supporters who were present, the abiding memory of...
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SNP councillor steps aside after police sleaze probe

SNP councillor steps aside after police sleaze probe | My Scotland | Scoop.it

AN SNP councillor has stepped aside temporarily after allegations of sexual harassment in the Scottish Youth Parliament were referred to the…
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Nicola Sturgeon: I am not bluffing over second independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon: I am not bluffing over second independence referendum | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she is not bluffing about the prospect of a second Scottish independence referendum as she accused Theresa May of…
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Sturgeon to meet May for Brexit talks at Downing Street

Sturgeon to meet May for Brexit talks at Downing Street | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Sturgeon to meet May for Brexit talks at Downing Street. The pair will also discuss the UK Government's forthcoming Budget on Tuesday.
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Lesley Riddoch: Some are sick of hearing about sexual harassment ... and therein lies the issue

Lesley Riddoch: Some are sick of hearing about sexual harassment ... and therein lies the issue | My Scotland | Scoop.it

NOT another column about sexual harassment. Not another professional woman spilling the beans on a sordid situation dating back to the Dark Ages…
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