Monday 12th August 2019

UPDATE 1030

https://thoughtcontrolscotland.com/2019/08/12/clear-majority-of-scots-and-brits-reject-ian-murray-willie-rennie-and-jo-swinson-and-think-we-should-have-indyref2/


https://www.politico.eu/article/legal-loophole-no-deal-brexit-lord-lisvane/


A taste of what’s to come

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sweeping-powers-to-impose-curfews-and-alter-the-law-under-no-deal-brexit-llx3t3v7v


https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/little-can-be-done-to-stop-johnson-crashing-uk-out-of-eu-1.3983067


EU’s Juncker tells Britain: no-deal Brexit will hurt you the most

http://archive.fo/WjDi6


END OF UPDATE


 

https://www.gov.scot/news/action-on-nhs-pension-plans/


Don’t forget to sign the FM’s Indy petition  https://www.yes.scot/


http://www.businessforscotland.com/the-uk-is-one-of-the-least-family-friendly-countries-in-the-oecd/


https://www.taxresearch.org.uk/Blog/2019/08/11/scotland-can-have-a-job-guarantee-or-the-fiscal-commission-plan-but-not-both/


https://www.snpeurope.eu/scotland_in_europe_update_9th_august_2019


FM is asked about alternative options for independence if Section 30 is not granted, response about legitimising those refusing one is very good.

Video  https://twitter.com/RobDunsmore/status/1159920092798472192


On the Full Scottish this week, Kenny McBride is joined by guest Stuart McMillan MSP.

https://www.broadcastingscotland.scot/full-scottish-11-08-2019/


https://www.barrheadboy.com/jab-or-left-hook/


https://newsnet.scot/news-analysis/johnson-and-cummings-playing-with-fire-over-the-backstop/


John Jappy: Hiding the truth 

 http://scotlandowntwofeet.blogspot.com/


The SNP and Low-income voters  

https://thoughtcontrolscotland.com/2019/08/11/12516/


Iain Macwhirter: John McDonnell’s Edinburgh Declaration caught the Scottish political world completely by surprise

http://archive.fo/QEBoR


https://grumpyscottishman.wordpress.com/2019/08/09/what-is-it-with-blis-in-scotland/


Jo Maugham says

I can confirm that our action to prevent the Charlatan cancelling Parliament has received (without an oral hearing) permission to proceed. THREAD

https://twitter.com/JolyonMaugham/status/1160419933563445248


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-no-deal-boris-johnson-parliament-standing-orders-commons-eu-a9048111.html


https://truepublica.org.uk/united-kingdom/johnson-government-using-cambridge-analytica-strategies/


https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-08-08/is-boris-johnson-serious-about-no-deal-brexit –


https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/the-british-are-deluded-about-germany-s-fear-of-a-no-deal-brexit-1.3981678


https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2019/08/05/ministers-line-their-pockets-as-landlords-while-claiming-public-money-to-pay-their-own-rent/


UK economy slumps to worst performance in 7 years as Brexit stockpiling stalls

http://archive.fo/XUVh0


Brexit: Email slip-up reveals no-deal fishing patrol ‘uncertainty’

http://archive.fo/1b3tB


The truth about Dominic Cummings, writes Robert Peston

http://archive.fo/gPjh7


https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/the-anglosphere-is-nothing-more-than-a-rhetorical-wheeze-1.3981684


Use translate function  Pharma and Brexit: EU retest from 1 January 2020 only within the EU borders

https://www.diapharm.com/news/pharma-und-brexit-eu-retest-ab-1-januar-2020-nur-noch-innerhalb-der-eu-grenzen/


https://www.foodsecurity.ac.uk/challenge/your-food-is-global/


Week in Review: The coming storm

http://archive.fo/mve8O


Tourism booming in Scotland, not so much down south

http://archive.fo/pgfkO


https://welfareweekly.com/mixed-age-couples-urged-to-claim-benefits-or-lose-out-on-up-to-35000/


https://chrisgreybrexitblog.blogspot.com/2019/08/the-august-serious-season-before.html


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/09/us/politics/trump-dayton-el-paso-shootings.html


https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/boris-johnson-brexit-indyref2-sturgeon-scotland-independence-union-a9039986.html


https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/politics/recent-no-deal-threats-show-dangerous-disregard-for-northern-ireland-and-its-fragile-peace


https://sluggerotoole.com/2019/08/11/the-unite-to-remain-alliance-will-have-a-mountain-to-climb-to-prevent-a-conservative-victory-at-the-next-general-election/


More, Late night thread on this story, food and medicine shortages. For me, once the initial horror of this story implies wears off, what’s left are burning questions: “On what basis are these plans being drawn up? What, if anything, does the government know about what’s coming?

https://twitter.com/DmitryOpines/status/1160324619339010051


Brexit enforcer Cummings’ farm took €235,000 in EU handouts

http://archive.fo/9jkLF


https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexwickham/are-they-bluffing-the-question-on-everyones-lips-as-boris


The Government has drawn up a secret list of British employers that could be forced into administration under a no deal Brexit. Political reporter @robpowellnews has more. 

https://twitter.com/SkyNewsPolitics/status/1160194122285797377


https://edition.cnn.com/2019/08/10/europe/europe-isnt-scared-of-boris-johnson-analysis-intl-gbr/index.html


https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0811/1068201-brexit-varadkar-johnson/


https://beergbrexit.blog/2019/08/11/deadcats-and-sleight-of-hand/


https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/politics/how-can-house-of-commons-sack-government-brexit-boris-johnson-fixed-term-parliaments-act