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Talking politics with Holyrood magazine

Four in 10 Scots concerned about their income levels as pandemic continues to impact finances Our Director Mark Diffley sat down with the Editor of Holyrood magazine Mandy Rhodes to talk politics past, present and future for the latest episode of their Politically Speaking podcast. Listen here – https://anchor.fm/holyrood/episodes/Polling–jabs-and-Johnsons-jibes-emjk60 For more information please email info@markdiffley.co.uk …

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Polls show increased support for independence but attitudes remain split

Four in 10 Scots concerned about their income levels as pandemic continues to impact finances For several months opinion polls and other research have shown a majority of Scots are now in favour of independence. But, as our Director Mark Diffley writes in the National newspaper, attitudes are still split and nothing is settled https://www.thenational.scot/news/18843615.polls-showing-scotland-wants-independence-nothings-won-yet/ …

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Four in 10 Scots concerned about their income levels as pandemic continues to impact finances

Four in 10 Scots concerned about their income levels as pandemic continues to impact finances On behalf of Citizens Advice Scotland we have been tracking the financial impact of Covid-19 on household finances since the pandemic struck in March. The latest wave of the research shows that significant numbers of Scots, particularly those in working …

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7 in 10 Scots oppose grouse shooting for sport – Mark Diffley writes for the Revive Coalition

7 in 10 Scots oppose grouse shooting for sport – Mark Diffley writes for the Revive Coalition Our latest polling shows that the majority of Scots (70%) oppose grouse shooting for sport while around 1 in 8 (12%) support the activity. The research, commissioned by the Revive Coalition, showed that, while there is some variation …

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The final push: What could the election outcome be in Scotland?

The final push: What could the election outcome be in Scotland? The race is almost run. By Friday we will know the make-up of Scotland’s representation at Westminster and, crucially, the extent to which that impacts the overall balance of parliament and the narrative around the likelihood of another independence referendum in the near future. …

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Election 2019: First Scottish poll shows some familiar patterns.

Election 2019: First Scottish poll shows some familiar patterns It took nearly three weeks, but this weekend saw the publication of the first poll in Scotland conducted during the election campaign, from Panelbase and published in the Sunday Times. As far as the outcome in Scotland is concerned, the poll pointed towards a result that …

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General Election 2019 – the state of play in Scotland.

General Election 2019 – the state of play in Scotland We’re off and running in the race for Downing Street; five weeks of manifesto launches, leaflet printing, door knocking, TV debates and mudslinging await as voters choose their government for the next five years, or alternatively, votes for another hung parliament. The campaign in Scotland …

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A little over six months ago, I made a significant life decision, starting my own company.

A little over six months ago, I made a significant life decision, starting my own company. A little over six months ago, I made a significant life decision, starting my own company. I wrote about it at the time, outlining my motivations and hopes for the future. Now felt a good time to look back at what …

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