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Scotland after the Referendum: "It was business as usual that got us into this position in the first place"

October’s seminar at the Constitution Unit entitled The Day After Judgement: Scotland and the UK after the Referendum responded to the vote on independence held in Scotland on 18 September. 737 more words


Sturgeon Demands Scottish Veto Over Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon, the Deputy First Minister of Scotland, has made headlines by arguing that any attempt to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union should have the backing of all four nations. 239 more words


Let's keep the Mthwakazi identity

Identity remains a critical issue in human social existence; without a sense of identity, the sense of living is lost. The unitary Zimbabwe state does not appreciate difference; it continues to actively pursue an enforced melting pot ideal while suppressing all consideration of the ‘salad bowl’ multicultural concept. 444 more words


Matabeleland’s tolerance now a liability

What Matabeleland cannot do now is run away from herself. We cannot avoid looking at ourselves and seeing how much we have let ourselves down; it is time we owned our problems and started working on solutions. 441 more words


17th Assembly 5th Session Fourth Sitting – Day One, October 16th, 2014

I used my  Member Statement today to thank Northern Firefighters for their hard work this summer.

The Premier delivered a sessional statement. My Oral Questions were to the Premier on the Public Consultation on Devolution Legislation. 122 more words


Scottish Devolution: Parties Outline More Powers for Scotland

As the work of the Smith Commission[1] gets underway, political parties have unveiled their proposals for further Scottish devolution. Proposals from the Conservatives, Liberal Democrats, and Labour are set out in a… 992 more words

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