Better Together’s problems are down to Labour’s failings – the Leader of the Opposition can’t escape his responsibility for that.
Posts by Brian Monteith
Brian Monteith is policy director of ThinkScotland and editor of TheFreeSociety.org. He is a former Conservative and Unionist Member of the Scottish Parliament.
The Government’s plan is unpopular – and there’s no evidence that it will work.
The numbers suggest a way in which Cameron and Osborne might undo Miliband in 2015.
The First Minister likes to pose as David – but his europhilia shows him to be Goliath, headed for a fall.
Yes supporters have bought their own spin – don’t buy into their tall tales of unionist meltdown.
Labour has funked reforming devolution – and given her a chance to come out and campaign for tax competition.
The Government has rocked the Yes campaign onto the back foot – now it’s the Opposition’s turn.
Brian Monteith: The divergences and differences within Scotland – and how they’ll impact on the poll
Its many divisions – by age, religion, class and geography – breeds a complex politics which it is too easily misunderstood.
We must consider all the ramifications now, or be caught out if the grim day comes to pass.
Many Conservatives don’t seem to realise the full ramifications a defeat would bring for our nation and our party.
The vote in September will be about more than just one part of it.
Brian Monteith: The Government wants to stem the flow of powers to Europe – so what’s it doing with these smoking laws?
Increased health warnings? Standardised pack size and shape? Sounds a lot like plain packaging, doesn’t it?