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Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's contributing editor (Scotland).
Beyond recklessness with civil liberties and aggressively protecting its own privacy, what exactly is the party’s philosophy of the state?
The former PM and the new Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross are changing the terms of a stale independence debate.
The Prime Minister needs to change his character if he is to reverse his dramatic unpopularity in Scotland, warns Ross.
An independent Scotland would face immense challenges whether or not it retained the pound.
The Scottish Tory leader has already diverged from the Prime Minister on tuition fees, free school meals and the Union.
State intervention is more popular than it has been for years – but the left should be careful not to overreach.
As independence becomes the majority position of the Scottish people, unionists are desperately short of answers.
The Scottish Tories can’t win the next election but they could yet block a second independence referendum.
Having been accused of conspiring against Alex Salmond, Nicola Sturgeon’s husband’s long reign may finally be ending.
The “third way” of Scottish Home Rule would not have prevented Brexit or the Iraq War.