Hamish Macdonell is the former Political Editor of the Scotsman, and now a Scottish political commentator
22 January 2015 09:19 PM
The Nationalists still have the ability to win the war of the airwaves, no matter how many heavy hitters the Government sends North to make its case
22 January 2015 03:52 PM
'This is the right resting place,' he declared, after championing the UK Government’s blueprint for more devolution, which he published today
22 January 2015 11:51 AM
Income tax, VAT, Air Passenger Duty and welfare are all set to be partly devolved to the Scottish Government
16 January 2015 06:54 PM
Landowners fear Nicola Sturgeon’s plans are a witch-hunt against the rich
Hamish Macdonell's Sketch: Cameron's Cabinet visit to Scotland gives nationalists home advantage in independence stakes
24 February 2014 09:17 PM
The delight was clear on Alex Salmond’s face as he addressed his audience in Portlethan Parish Church. “This is only the second time in history the UK Cabinet has come to the north of Scotland,” he said, with a grin, waving over his shoulder in the general direction of the Shell headquarters in Aberdeen where David Cameron was, just at that moment, sitting down to a meeting with his fellow UK ministers.
16 May 2013 11:19 PM
Hamish Macdonell saw the bank's outgoing chairman come in for a rough ride at his final investors' meeting
24 November 2012 12:01 AM
Activists gather in Glasgow to try to steer breakway movement sharply to the left
22 October 2012 12:00 AM
Alex Salmond – who is refusing to reveal whether he has received potentially problematic legal advice on Scotland's future in the EU – suffered a setback last night after a new poll showed that the vast majority of Scots think he is wrong.
20 October 2012 12:00 AM
Alex Salmond celebrates after members vote to drop opposition to military alliance
18 October 2012 06:24 PM
Alex Salmond rallied the SNP at its annual conference in Perth today by telling activists that “in 2014 the nonsense ends”.
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