The inside track
Scotland can send a signal with a Yes vote, says Shirley-Anne Somerville, that we're prepared to be bold to change society for the better.
We may not have won the Cowdenbeath by-election, but Shirley-Anne Somerville senses that it points the way towards a historic victory to come.
Scotland's Deputy First Minister comments on the Social Attitudes Survey showing that momentum is with Yes
Angus Robertson MP, speech to the Institute for International and European Affairs, Dublin. 20 January 2014
The UK Government has shown it is capable of putting aside political posturing in the referendum debate. It should do it more often, argues Shirley-Anne Somerville
As we count down towards Referendum Day, more and more voters are hearing the positive messages of the Yes campaign, says Shirley-Anne Somerville.
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...