Brexit driving UK constitutional crises 27/09/2022
rexit is still influencing constitutional issues in the UK, with ‘Remainers’ increasingly unhappy with and mistrusting the government, an event discussing the National Centre for Social Research’s (NatCen’s) British Social Attitudes report has heard.
The survey, fieldwork for which was conducted last year, found 52% of people said Scotland should be governed as an independent country.
The latest annual British Social Attitudes survey throws the spotlight on rising nationalism in both Scotland and Northern Ireland.
SUPPORT among Scottish voters to rejoin the EU is soaring, a poll has revealed. / A new Panelbase survey has found Scotland is even more opposed to Brexit than in 2016, when 62% voted against it.
Although a narrow majority UK-wide (not, of course, in Scotland) voted for Brexit, many have already realised it was a grave mistake. It is the biggest economic, diplomatic and constitutional mistake in the history of the United Kingdom. It is likely to be proximate cause of the United Kingdom’s ultimate collapse.
Brexit after Boris 31/07/2022
Boris Johnson became prime minister on the promise that Brexit would bring prosperity and pride. Did it?
The U.K. Supreme Court says will hold hearings in October on whether Scotland can call an independence referendum without the consent of the British government.
Nicola Sturgeon suggests there's 'room for discussions' with Rishi Sunak on Scottish independence 14/07/2022
NICOLA Sturgeon has suggested that there may be “room for discussions” with leadership hopeful Rishi Sunak after it emerged that he backed holding indyref2 after Brexit.
Scotland's Sturgeon says mandate for independence vote stronger than it was for Brexit vote 29/06/2022
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday that there was a stronger mandate for a Scottish independence referendum than there ever was for Britain's 2016 vote on whether to leave the EU.
Brexit isn't working - nor is Boris Johnson's Britain | Ivan Rogers interview | The New Statesman [37 mins] 24/06/2022
The former UK Ambassador to the EU, Ivan Rogers, explains why even Brexiteers are dismayed over Brexit.
Boris Johnson victory at next election would be ‘disaster’ for Tories and Britain, says former party chair 21/06/2022
Under current PM, government is not Conservative but English Nationalist, says Chris Patten.
London View: Brexit Cracks Start to Widen 15/06/2022
The cracks across Britain that appeared at the start of Brexit have begun to widen over the past few days. Scottish leaders are renewing a push for independence, the fragile agreement over Northern Ireland is falling apart, and Britain is reeling under price rises pushed up further by Brexit.
BREXIT has caused the UK economy to spin in a "downward spiral", a north-east MSP has said.
Coogan signed a letter urging Scotland to reject independence in 2014 - but his position has changed.
Britain is facing a rough road that holds little prospect of promised glory days.
SCOTS may face a referendum on the European Union post-independence under plans currently being considered by the SNP, according to reports.
Six years on, it seems Europe still hasn’t got the memo. For that matter, neither has Britain. The United Kingdom, rather than leaping boldly into a brave new future, is imploding. Europe, meanwhile, seems to have found a new sense of purpose.
How Britain Falls Apart 05/01/2022
A road trip through the ancient past and shaky future of the (dis)United Kingdom. / The grim reality for Britain as it faces up to 2022 is that no other major power on Earth stands quite as close to its own dissolution.
The Scottish Government has signalled its intention for Scotland to re-join the EU as an independent nation. / Brexit has been labelled as an “ongoing, cumulative calamity” – one year on from the UK cutting ties with the EU.
A NEW report has shown that the UK government’s prospective Free Trade Agreements are projected to only add between 0% and 0.16% to the UK’s Gross Domestic Product, up to fifteen years after their implementation.
A MAJORITY of voters across the UK expressing a view support an independence referendum being held within the current term of the Scottish Parliament, according to a new poll.
SCOTLAND is facing a choice between independence or staying in “very nationalistic” British state, according to one of the architects of the 2014 referendum.
Rod Stewart has blasted Brexit and said he backs a second Scottish independence referendum.
The next generation will reject Brexit and the way it diminished our country – Europe will welcome us back 03/11/2021
Across the world, there is incomprehension at what we have done to ourselves.
Panelists discuss the ongoing challenges in the post-Brexit process, the prospects that Northern Ireland and Scotland could leave the United Kingdom via referendums, and the possible implications for U.S. foreign policy in the United Kingdom and Europe.