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“The UK stands still”, declares First Minister in speech at Glasgow University

11th January 2024

The speech is billed by First Minister, Humza Yousaf, as the first in a series which will “expand the economic case for independence”. In a speech at the University on Monday 8 January, First Minister Humza Yousaf outlined his party’s vision of the industries of a future independent Scotland. The speech is the first in ...


A beginners’ guide to Glasgow’s politics

7th September 2023

What role will younger generations play in shaping the city’s political future? With Scotland enduring some of the most turbulent and pivotal events in its political timeline over recent months, change may just be in the pipeline for Glasgow. And with just under a quarter (23.8%) of the city’s population aged 16 to 29, its ...


There’s still hope for Scottish independence

18th January 2023

Our writer Martin Mullaney argues that the Scottish independence dream lives on, despite what it might look like from an outside perspective. In 2014, the first, and thus far only, Scottish independence referendum was held. I was ten years old, though quick to remind anyone who would listen that I would be eleven in October, ...


A Pro-Independence Centre-Right Party. Where do you start?

26th October 2022

With an independence space dominated by the Centre-Left politics of the SNP, is there a space at the table for a Centre-Right political party? Two major monopolies in political discourse exist in Scotland today. The Scottish National Party (SNP) has dominated the pro-independence narrative for the past twenty years, making the cause distinctively centre-left in ...


University of Glasgow publishes report on media partisanship during the Scottish independence referendum

17th October 2022

A report has been published by the University of Glasgow on the media landscape and coverage surrounding the 2014 Scottish Independence referendum. The University of Glasgow has published a report into media coverage of the 2014 Scottish Independence referendum. The report, titled ‘Scotland’s Sustainable Media Future’ was headed by numerous academics at the University, namely ...


Glasgow University Labour Club call for Hollie Cameron to be reinstated as Scottish Labour candidate for Glasgow Kelvin

29th March 2021

Hollie Cameron was removed as a parliamentary candidate after stating a second referendum on Scottish independence could be held next year. Glasgow University Labour Club have called for the reinstatement of Hollie Cameron as Scottish Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Glasgow Kelvin after being removed as the candidate following a statement on a second Scottish independence ...


Imagine a Scotland…

20th November 2020

With support for Scottish independence at an all-time high, Ciara McAlinden gives her top tips for what our new government should do when we go it alone. The topic of UK politics is a dreary one – there’s no doubt about that. It’s easy to become disconnected from the daily updates about which group of ...