Alex Salmond

It is September 2016. The 1707 Act of Union lies rotting in the dustbin of history.

As the vote draws closer, and the Yes campaign sees a boost in the polls, have a read of Standpoint’s definitive articles on the subject

The Orkney islanders have their doubts about Scottish independence

The claimed benefits are doubtful and the risks for all Britons are considerable. Only a fool would vote for Salmond’s wild adventure

In this unnecessarily long campaign, both nationalists and unionists have peddled negative and exaggerated arguments

Alex Salmond’s blend of flag-waving and leftist economics is all too similar to the ideologies that ravaged 20th-century Europe

Alex Salmond is pinning his success on the high-risk gamble that the EU will accept an independent Scotland as a full member. It won’t

‘There is only one thing the Leveson inquiry needs to discover: how did the law come to be broken repeatedly and publicly, with impunity?’

Alex Salmond’s slogan, “Independence in Europe”, is no longer appealing. Unionists have a chance to reset the referendum debate

In August a number of Scottish Parliamentary questions were logged with the Scottish Executive about the Scottish Islamic Foundation (SIF).  The answers have been issued this week.