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Nothing but the fakts

Whatever the rest of us may think of David Mundell’s claim that there is “general agreement” between the Scottish and British governments on anything Brexit-related, Mike Russell is too astute a politician to come right out and call the Scottish … Continue reading

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What the truth looks like

On the one hand, we have this from David Mundell, “This is not a power grab, it is a power bonanza for the Scottish Parliament because after this Bill has been implemented the Scottish Parliament will have more powers and … Continue reading

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A dark web

It’s delightful that, even when dealing with an obviously very serious matter, The Sunday Herald can find space for a little bit of humour. That line about how “the Scotland Office is meant to act as the country’s voice in … Continue reading

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Cuckoo in the nest

Scotland has a Parliament – democratically elected by means of an electoral system which, for all its faults, works fairly well to ensure proportional representation. Scotland has a Government – democratically elected by the people of Scotland and trusted enough … Continue reading

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British! Not Scottish!

David Mundell is NOT “Scotland’s representative in the UK cabinet“. He is the British state’s representative in Scotland. His absence from from the meeting to discuss the ludicrous demands that Theresa May’s is presenting to the EU is of no … Continue reading

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Lies and questions

The important point regarding David Mundell’s lies about Scotland’s trade is, not the fact that the messages coming from the British establishment are inconsistent, contradictory and false, but that the authors of these messages are fully aware of this. And they just … Continue reading

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Unquestioning

Even if, by a Herculean effort of imagination, we were to suppose that David Mundell was sincere when he talks of ‘more powers’ accruing to the Scottish Parliament in the wake of Brexit, that still leaves unaddressed the nagging question … Continue reading

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Questions the media don’t ask

Does David “Snackbeard” Mundell have any evidence to back up his claim that it is the First Minister’s “stance on a new independence referendum that was proving most damaging to business“? How does it compare, for example, with the damage … Continue reading

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Pipe down Mundell!

By what authority does David Mundell speak for the people of Scotland? Who the hell is he to be stating what we are “sick and tired of”? Who did he talk to before arriving at this profound insight into the … Continue reading

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The blinkered Brit

What David Mundell needs to learn is that his inability to comprehend something doesn’t necessarily make it “odd”. The problem may well not be with the concept that is perplexing him, but with his own intellectual capacities. Mundell’s comments suggest … Continue reading

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