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When was the last time a Scottish cabinet minister made a speech about the vital role the private sector plays in funding public spending and creating jobs?
The New Statesman's Scottish election forecast model.
Labour would have the most to lose if Salmond's campaign for a pro-independence supermajority is successful.
The party’s new leader on his plan for political recovery, why “he’s a proud socialist” and what Nicola Sturgeon got right.
In Alex Salmond’s new party, Scotland has produced a bekilted ally of Faragism and the right-wing press.
The new Scottish Labour leader has a reasonableness and decency that hides an inner steel.
Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the latest in UK politics on the New Statesman podcast.
Far from helping the SNP win a pro-indy “supermajority”, Alba is an off-putting manifestation of divisions within the Scottish independence movement.
Salmond's defence argued that his behaviour was "inappropriate" at times, but not criminal. His return raises grave questions about what we accept in public life.
And the former first minister’s party is as likely to hurt the prospects of Scottish independence as it is to help it.
The new party means the SNP can’t move on from the torrid events around the Salmond scandal.