Whoever devised the hardline Labour party stance on Scottish independence was clearly a strategic novice.
The former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has told RIA Novosti not even the threat of a right-wing Ukip/Conservative Government being elected at the next British General Election in 2015 would persuade him to support Scottish independence.
Co-ordinated scare mongering reaches fever pitch. David Cameron, after deciding to stay out of the referendum debate ’til the last few weeks, has suddenly realised the result is running away from them.
In one of his first decisions as chancellor, Gordon Brown scrapped tax relief on pension firms’ dividends, a move blamed for wrecking a once thriving financial industry.
Cameron’s and Ukip’s backing for a treaty that lets corporations devour public services exposes their duplicity
Tory backbenchers vow to block ‘on the hoof’ promise to sustain higher Scottish funding
Over the weekend the British state broadcaster, the BBC, highlighted the rather dubious, and embarrassingly anachronistic, support for the Better Together pro-Union campaign offered by the intensely sectarian Orange Order in its parade through the streets of Edinburgh.
The aspirations of the SNP may seem ambitious, but all they are really proposing is to be a normal European country.