The inside track
The pay gap between men and women remains as wide as ever. Shirley-Anne Somerville says this will only change under independence..
With nine months to go before the referendum, Westminster has just taken back powers from the Scottish Parliament, says Shirley-Anne Somerville..
In a personal reflection, Shirley-Anne Somerville considers the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela...
Scotland will have more, not less, chance to develop its identity after independence, says Shirley-Anne Somerville..
Shirley-Anne Somerville examines how the publication of our blueprint for independence has created an exciting nationwide debate.
The publication of our blueprint for independence this week has created a new wave of interest which could create a tide of votes for Yes, says Shirley-Anne Somerville..
Plans to transform childcare in Scotland after independence and bring it up to European standards will make a vital difference to parents and children alike. Shirley-Anne Somerville explains why.
The publication of the Scottish Government’s blueprint for independence is history in the making. In this blog, Shirley-Anne Somerville reflects on how this hugely important document spells out what a Yes vote will mean - and why we should be excited.
Nicola Sturgeon pledges to support Scottish shipbuilding no matter what the outcome of the referendum - and says that all Scottish politicians should do likewise.