Before the Scottish parliament returns from recess in September, the First Minister should take independence off the table – for now.
A new poll puts the nationalists in first place in voting intention.
At a Yes rally following the Scottish independence referendum result, talk of conspiracy was ubiquitous.
Scotland’s referendum showed that the way the UK is governed must change. But what is the answer? Joan Bakewell, Nick Pearce, Helena Kennedy, Adam Tomkins, Carwyn Jones and John Cruddas set out their visions.
Nicola Sturgeon is adored by the party’s activists. She is a formidable machine politician and a capable media performer.
Hunter Davies’s The Fan column.
Normal polling methods struggle to detect people’s internal divisions, yet the Scottish referendum has just demonstrated how powerful an effect ambivalence can be.
The failure to bring a greater number of affluent Scots on board raises questions about the SNP’s “de-risking” strategy.
Under the talented and popular Nicola Sturgeon, the party will become stronger still. Labour is on the run.
Without the consent of the public, decisions taken to devolve powers will be seen as a political fix.
Scotland's First Minister and the SNP leader will resign following his defeat in the Scottish independence referendum.