Winning Independence


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Something to argue about.

A crucial ingredient of political success is being in touch with the public mood. Easier said than done. Political parties like Labour fell off a cliff when they called it wrong, badly wrong, in 2013, and found themselves on the wrong side of the argument siding with the Tories in the 2014 Referendum. Since then they have doubled down on that error and are entirely marginalized in Scotland as a result. So marginalized, that Labour in England, have written them off and many want them removed from the central funding pool in future General Elections. Labour in Scotland have always performed as lapdogs of the Party down south as long as they could continue to slurp from the big bowl. That is now at risk.

We never must become like Labour and make the same mistakes. The failure of Labour’s…

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