The fallout over the Scottish government’s gender recognition legislation has not happened in isolation.
Scotland voted for its own parliament in September 1997, but has yet to make its mind up about the biggest issue of all.
After monumental successes in the 2017 general election, the Scottish Conservative leader could be a real threat to Theresa May. Then again…
The Scottish and UK leaders exchanged fire this week – so, who’s winning?
Holyrood won’t get a veto, but the Supreme Court has done the union no favours.
Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘named person’ plan for supporting children is a good idea with a major flaw.
The two women at the top of UK politics could be heading for a disagreement.
If Holyrood is ultimately answerable to Westminster, Westminster is ultimately answerable to realpolitik.
Everyone is trying to claim the Holyrood result furthers their own position. It’s all noise.
The new normal for Nicola – minority rule once more.
More candidates mean a change in politics, but it’s not as easy as creating policies such as all women shortlists.
With the Scottish government’s reputation for policing and justice charred from nine years in office, here’s what the future looks like.
New devolved powers, lots of parties and the indyref2 question … hold on to your hats, Holyrood.
England and Scotland see Europe differently and the EU question could hasten the end of the Union.
More and more countries are shining lights on lobbyists’ efforts to shape policy. For all the hope of a new politics after the Scottish indyref, the SNP government is offering a limp biscuit.
If Westminster and Holyrood don’t do the right deal over the Scotland Bill, here’s why they will be storing up more trouble for the future.
The Scottish first minister’s speech may have been strong on vision, but there were no signs of innovative thinking on how new Scottish services would be funded at a time of BBC cutbacks.
The landed gentry don’t like the reforms that are in the offing. But that doesn’t mean there’s anything radical about them.
Haggis and Irn Bru have long since been usurped by politics as the greatest Scottish peculiarity. Here’s a bunch of nuggets on that subject that are all too often overlooked.
Devolving income tax north might seem like an issue for Scots only. Far from it, as it turns out.