I've written a column for Scotland on Sunday today looking at the SNP's transformation into a proper national party: [T]wo SNP approaches have helped the party attain its present supremacy. They can be labelled the Hampden and Murrayfield strategies. They are different but complementary, designed to appeal to different branches of the electorate. The Hampden strategy appeals to working-class and lower-to-middle-class voters.
A friend up at Bellahouston just sent me the following quote: “There wouldn’t be a Scotland if it had not been for the Catholic Church” – Alex Salmond, First Minister, 15.35pm. Did the SNP leader really say that? If so, that’s eithe... Read Post
Joining Adam on this week's Sunday Live are Nicola Sturgeon MSP, Deputy Leader of the SNP and Yvette Cooper MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury. Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond famously claimed that an independent Scotland wo... Read Post
MY RECENT interview with Alex Salmond, the leader of Scotland's pro-independence party and head of the Scottish government, forms the basis of this week's print column. Here it is: ALEX SALMOND, leader of Scotland’s pro-independence... Read Post