Tag Archives: Referendum

The SNP have many reasons to be cheerful this weekend

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In her policies and style, Nicola Sturgeon is a social democrat in the true sense of the word.

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Brighton Greens’ council tax move shows the fight against austerity is on

Brighton Greens are to hold a referendum to let local people choose between cuts or paying a pound a week extra tax.

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Do you agree that Salmond’s referendum question is biased? “YES!” say the Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission says the SNP’s proposed wording for the referendum on Scottish independence is not fair, reports Ed Jacobs.

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Why does Cameron hate the working time directive? Here are some of the key rights workers’ may lose

Why do David Cameron and the Eurosceptics hate European Union measures that protect workers’ rights? Here are some of the key rights workers’ may lose.

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Spin, hypocrisy and the SNP’s desperate last throw of the EU dice

SNP deputy leader Nicola Sturgeon has embarked on what can only be described as an exercise in full frontal-spin at best and rank hypocrisy at worst.

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More EU woe for slippery Salmond as Barroso shuns Sturgeon

Alex Salmond and the SNP suffered another EU slapdown this week as EC President Jose Manuel Barroso shunned Nicola Sturgeon.

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Lessons from Canada for Scotland’s constitutional debate

Shadow Scotland Office minister William Bain MP looks at the lessons we should learn from Canada for Scotland’s constitutional debate.

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Support for independence slumps

Support for an independent Scotland has hit its lowest point since the establishment of a Scottish Parliament in 1999 according to new polling data.

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Cameron’s Europe speech – European reaction

Throughout the day on Left Foot Forward we will be reporting the European reaction to David Cameron’s Europe speech this morning.

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Comment: YES to a referendum, YES to a better Europe

A referendum should be held sooner rather than later – pro-Europeans must not be afraid to make the case for EU membership, writes Caroline Lucas MP.

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