• 3 Oct 2011

    Many thousands of people marched in Glasgow this weekend to protest against government cuts and call for a just UK-wide economic policy.

  • 14 Sep 2011

    MPs from the six main parties in parliament are calling for an end to the sale of weapons and military equipment to all authoritarian regimes.

  • 6 Sep 2011

    The debate on Scottish independence in advance of a mooted 2016 referendum is only just beginning, but Simon Barrow suggests that the contours of a fresh agenda on both sides is already emerging in surprising comments from representatives of the Westminster parties north of the border.

  • 6 May 2011

    Will the five different polls that took place on 5 May 2011 prove to be a watershed for politics in Britain? It depends where you see the axis for change and the key tipping points, says Simon Barrow. There are at least two distinct ways of narrating differential outcomes.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    Scottish Green MSPs yesterday voted against the SNP administration's budget, accusing a "grand cuts coalition" of backing Conservative policies.

  • 24 Jan 2011

    The aim of the recent Scotland Bill, says Simon Barrow, is to please the growing number of Scots who favour more powers for their own parliament, while simultaneously clawing back a large sum of money from the Westminster block grant and undermining already-waning support for the SNP ahead of the elections in May 2011.

  • 30 Nov 2010

    Yesterday's publication of the Westminster Coalition's Scotland Bill is the next stage in a "flawed process", say Scotland's Greens.

  • 17 Oct 2010

    Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader, Alex Salmond has said his party will never retreat from its policy for unilateral nuclear disarmament.

  • 15 Oct 2010

    Gathering for its conference in Perth, the Scottish National Party has made a bid to reclaim the ground that it has lost to Labour in recent months.

  • 5 Sep 2010

    A bid to reverse the coalition government’s refusal to abolish the Act of Settlement has been mounted by an SNP MP ahead of the Pope's visit.