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heraldscotland
Letters: Why the SNP has to reassess its policies towards Europe2016 will be no more; all policies relating to Scotland-UK-Europe-World will ha
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
2016 will be no more; all policies relating to Scotland-UK-Europe-World will have to be submitted to re-examination. Jim Sillars, 97 Grange Loan, Edinburgh. ONE must assume that our politicians in Westminster never read newspapers, listen to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sillars is right: Fracking ban is pandering to populism“Joe Stalin used to get figures like that as well”. Now, it could be said that
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
“Joe Stalin used to get figures like that as well”. Now, it could be said that in the event of Scottish independence, Mr Sillars may well be one of a small gang of protesters at Holyrood to say “Stop! This is the wrong kind of independence!”... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sillars: Sturgeon should hand over to "someone better"the present time. I would like to see her improve.” When it was put to him tha
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
the present time. I would like to see her improve.” When it was put to him that he was damning her with faint praise, Mr Sillars replied: “At my age I can talk honestly. If there was someone better around who had the intellectual capability to... Read more
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Scotsman
Lack of leadership rivals keeping Sturgeon safe - Jim SillarsFormer SNP Deputy leader Jim Sillars has suggested that only a lack of candidat
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
Former SNP Deputy leader Jim Sillars has suggested that only a lack of candidates to challenge Nicola Sturgeon for the SNP leadership is keeping her safe in the post. The veteran independence campaigner also says there should not be another... Read more
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Scotsman
Brian Wilson: SNP’s stance on Brexit lacks political imaginationthe EU, they would cheerfully disregard these same precious benefits within our
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
the EU, they would cheerfully disregard these same precious benefits within our own small island, regardless of cost. Jim Sillars, the party’s former deputy leader, wrote this week of an “unhinged love that paints the EU in glowing colours” and... Read more
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express
Nicola Sturgeon accused of 'ARROGANCE' after setting sights on another 10 years in powerNeil revealed he voted Leave - and claimed "a number" of other Nationalist MSPs
express / Posted 11 days ago
Neil revealed he voted Leave - and claimed "a number" of other Nationalist MSPs did the same. Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars also claimed up to six of the party's MSPs planned to vote Leave. In a separate interview with STV Ms Sturgeon... Read more
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heraldscotland
David Torrance: SNP may occupy no man's land for now, but big battles lie aheadand purposefully so. Some of the SNP leader’s critics, meanwhile, are more cre
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
and purposefully so. Some of the SNP leader’s critics, meanwhile, are more credible than others. Former deputy leader Jim Sillars has been writing angry tabloid articles since 1992, and his latest broadside is somewhat undermined by an almost... Read more
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Gazette
Drivers driven to distractionmore surprisingly ‘telling off children’, dealing with pets and even ‘styling h
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
more surprisingly ‘telling off children’, dealing with pets and even ‘styling hair’ were also high in the charts. Sarah Sillars, IAM RoadSmart chief executive officer, said: “We understand that the pressures of modern life mean we cannot always... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tom Gordon: SNP's membership is yet to have its Spartacus momentto take advantage of the resources and talent Scotland has in abundance.” That
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
to take advantage of the resources and talent Scotland has in abundance.” That last sentence would probably make Mr Sillars wince. “Our programme for government.” Whose programme for government exactly? The leadership’s. Ms Sturgeon, her... Read more
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CTV News
MPs reverse course on removing canoes, kayaks from impaired driving lawscharges of impaired operation of a vessel causing death and operating a vessel
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
charges of impaired operation of a vessel causing death and operating a vessel with a blood-alcohol level over 80 milligrams causing death against 37-year-old David Sillars. So the Criminal Code’s definition of a vessel may be soon tested in c... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Veteran nationalist accuses Nicola Sturgeon of 'monumental misjudgement' over Brexitconference, claiming she is “out of her depth” and guilty of a “monumental poli
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
conference, claiming she is “out of her depth” and guilty of a “monumental political misjudgement” over Brexit. Jim Sillars said the First Minister had made a major error in tying the prospect of a second independence referendum to the issue... Read more
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Scotsman
Jim Sillars brands Nicola Sturgeon ‘out of her depth’Sturgeon has been branded "out of her depth" as SNP leader and lacking "politic
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
Sturgeon has been branded "out of her depth" as SNP leader and lacking "political nous" by former party Deputy leader Jim Sillars. The former Govan MP accused Ms Sturgeon of a "fundamental political misjudgement" in pushing for a quickfire second... Read more
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Daily Record
Veteran nationalist Jim Sillars has some tough words for Nicola Sturgeoneasy reading as she puts the finishing touches to her conference speech notes.
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
easy reading as she puts the finishing touches to her conference speech notes. Days before the SNP gathering in Glasgow, Sillars chose to speak out on an “error-strewn” approach to Europe. And he thinks the wider independence movement should... Read more
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Daily Record
Ex SNP chief Jim Sillars claims Indyref 2 cost leader her political futureby mid-2019 was seen as a key factor in the party losing 21 MPs and half a mill
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
by mid-2019 was seen as a key factor in the party losing 21 MPs and half a million votes in June’s snap general election. Sillars, deputy under Alex Salmond in the early 90s, was one of the few prominent nationalists to publicly support Brexit,... Read more
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Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon attacked on Brexit by former SNP chief Jim Sillarswhile happy to hand them all back to Brussels on re-entering the EU.Sturgeon ca
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
while happy to hand them all back to Brussels on re-entering the EU.Sturgeon campaigning for Yes vote with Salmond and Sillars (Image: Daily Record) While the SNP think they are using Brussels against Westminster, it’s the other way... Read more

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