Why Scottish Home Rule is no longer a viable alternative to independence

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The “third way” of Scottish Home Rule would not have prevented Brexit or the Iraq War.   " data-adaptive-image-768-img="" data-adaptive-image-1024-img="" data-adaptive-image-max-img=""> The phrase Home Rule is freighted with historical connotations. One instantly thinks of Ireland and Gladstone, of Charles Stewart Parnell and Kitty O’Shea, of unionist intransigence and the Easter Rising and all that followed, even up to the Good Friday Agreement and today’s wretched Brexit zugzwang. Home Rule plays large in the Scottish political imagination too. If it lacks association with revolutionary violence and star-crossed lovers, it still occupies a romantic place in the story of the nation’s struggle towards self-determination. This is elegantly captured in a new book, Scottish Home Rule – The Answer to Scotland’s Constitutional Question, by Ben Thomson, a businessman and campaigner (Thomson also founded Reform Scotland, the think tank that I run). Thomso

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