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Chris Terry, 22nd September 2014
The indyref aftermath The ERS held its first Labour Party conference event this morning. The subject was “What next after the Scottish independence referendum?”   At one level this should not be so contentious – Scotland has been promised significant devolution of new powers by all three of the big Westminster parties. A very rapid timetable has been established […]
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Juliet Swann, 18th September 2014
Something in the air Scotland is shrouded in a muggy haar today, and it feels as if we've been cut off from the rest of the world in order to concentrate and exercise our democratic right to vote: for or against independence. It feels like a reason to talk to strangers, smile at passers-by. We're making history.   There's […]
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