Why is the SNP riding so high in the polls?
Published: Tuesday, 15 December 2015 16:48
The Scottish Parliament at night. Photo Rob Bruce
Dec 18. Revised with input from the team at Sceptical Scot
The next Holyrood election is in May and on current form, the SNP will take almost all (if not all) the directly elected seats, leaving the Scottish Parliament with only a token (list-based) opposition. But why is this? There are many issues that “normally” might affect their poll rating.
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Edinburgh: A City in Decline?
Published: Sunday, 15 November 2015 18:26
Platinum Point from Asda Newhaven. Pic Rob Bruce.
Update: Fri November 20. The Evening News on the tram situation.
Below posted Sunday November 15
IF EDINBURGH is entering a period of decline which may last the rest of the 21st century, the SNP will have to shoulder a great deal of blame.
At a time when the city has never been more in need of strong leadership, vision and imagination for its future it is being sabotaged by a party which is prepared to sacrifice the economic prosperity of the capital to a populist agenda it believes will further its nationalist project.
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