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Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's contributing editor (Scotland).
The autonomy demonstrated by the Scottish government has given voters an enticing taste of separation.
The Scottish government’s economic review failed to defy policy taboos or attempt to unleash the animal spirits of business.
Political hostilities have resumed as the Conservatives and Labour accuse the SNP of failure on multiple fronts.
As firms nervously await the consequences of lockdown, there is pessimism and even rage with Nicola Sturgeon’s administration.
A coherent policy on the Union could be a first step towards a revival of the party's fortunes.
The Dominic Cummings scandal has exposed the party’s continuing lack of independence from Westminster.
As Scotland lifts some lockdown measures, differences in strategy and opinion will inevitably be politicised.
The party's response to Covid-19 has been popular, but now there are difficult decisions to be made.
The 30-year-old Finance Secretary could be the person who leads her country to independence.
The SNP’s proposal of a new citizen training scheme reflects deep thinking about what makes our society secure.