Category Archives: Voting

Two Years Later…

Here we are then, two years later, living in a post-IndyRef, -EVEL and -EU Referendum world.  Of course, we are not in a post-Brexit one yet as the UK Government still has to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty … Continue reading

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A Simple Question

Before you go to sleep tonight and prepare to cast your vote in the UK’s European Union membership referendum, ask yourself this simple question.  Who is responsible for over-stretched public services, a scarcity of public housing and the glut of … Continue reading

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Why I’d Use a Clothes Peg to Vote for the SNP

If I was to vote for the SNP in my constituency ballot on Thursday, I’d have to wear a clothes peg.  I would give them my vote but only because they are the least bad option out of the four … Continue reading

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Tactical Voting of a Different Kind

Today, I am going to cast a tactical vote.  This isn’t the first time I’ve voted tactically.  I’ve done it to ensure the sitting MP wasn’t re-elected – in 1992 and 1997 to get rid, eventually, of Michael Forsyth.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Feels Like ’92

Scotland has decided to stay part of the UK. Sadly, it looks like only 45% of registered Scots have voted Yes, less than the 47% figure I had long said would be the result. I haven’t said it apart from … Continue reading

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Why Yes!

In all the comments I’ve made about tomorrow’s referendum I haven’t said why I’m voting yes.  The answer is fairly simple; because it is time for Scotland to take responsibility for itself.  To no longer blame THAT woman, Blair, Cameron … Continue reading

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Why No?

Throughout the current independence debate over the last seven years¹, one thing I have never understood is why three of Scotland’s mainstream parties are so against not only the idea of it but letting people give their opinion in a … Continue reading

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