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We launched this site on 1 May 2018, but from 21 March 2012 to the 30 April 2018, we published over 110 Articles on British Union Philosophy, Policy and History on our previous site. We have linked back to them all here (each article opens in a new tab):


Understanding our Pro-UK Frame

Our Aim and Strategy

The 5,000 Year Old Union

A Force For Good: Our 4 Pro-UK Principles

It's about Service to Humanity, not "Freedom from the English"

Ever Closer Union is Our Destination, Not Separation

Wider Still and Wider is the Pro-UK Vision

Our Vision for Scotland Britain

Believe in Britain and vote standing on that Rock of Principle, rather than the shifting sands of temporary policies you don't like



Our Dual Identity is a Massive UK Positive that Nationalists want to Negate

10 Reasons Why it's Great to be British

Scotland is Better able to Control its Future as Part of the UK

The UK Gives us One Big Home to Call our Own

The Union gave Scottish Industry its Life and it Will Continue to Give our Economy its Life

What is the Positive Case for the Union? One word...Britain



4 Reasons Why We Oppose a 2nd Referendum

How Westminster can Build a Cast-Iron Mandate against a Second Referendum

Sturgeon has No Legal Right to "Call" Referendum

Keep Calm and Just Say No to a Second Referendum

Time to Shut the Door on a Second Referendum

Beware the Bravado of the 'Bring it On' Brigade

20 Lessons Learned from the Official and Unofficial No Campaigns

The Franchise for the Scottish Referendum Explained

The Case for a Threshold at the 'Love the UK Day' Referendum



Shared British Identity

Being British: Some Practical Benefits and Spiritual Elements (Speech, 20-2-14)

These are Some Things, Some Things that Britishness is Made Of

The Happy and Glorious Games: "Britain, we did it right!"

Stand Up, if you Love England

Severing Muscle and Bone: Considering the Complexity and Danger of Separating the British Siamese Twins

British Monarchy

Scotland and the Monarchy

The Monarchy in the Public Mind and Political Body of the United Kingdom

The Alleged Rebellious Scots "Verse" Debunked

Arguments Against a British Republic

The Reason for the Grand Ceremony of the State Opening of Parliament

Making a Case for Britain's Monarchy

Union Jack

2014: The Year the Union Jack makes its Scottish Comeback

Scotland's Flag: The Union Jack

The Union Jack: The Story of the British Flag

These Colours Don't Run: The British Flag

(British) Commonwealth

Scotland Would Have to Leave Commonwealth if the Nationalists Won

Union Jacks at Glasgow 2014: The Enduring Britishness of the Commonwealth

Looking Towards the British Wealth in Common Games

British Armed Forces

Importance of the British Armed Forces to the Union

The Royal Navy: Another Union Positive for Scotland

British Broadcasting Corporation

The British Broadcasting Corporation Needs our Written Support

The Patriotic Case for the British Broadcasting Corporation



How to Defeat the SNP and Deliver Brexit (13-6-17)

Ever Closer Union: How to Promote the British Union in the Face of Separatist Opposition (7-6-16)

One UK: The British Union from 30 First Principles (18-6-15)

21 Reasons why England should Care about Scotland Separating (4-6-14)

Ever Closer Union: Over 50 Suggestions to Promote the Social Union and Cultural Value of the UK (18-6-13)

Five False Premises of Scottish Separatism: And why they make it Impossible, Impractical, and indeed Immoral for Scotland to Split (19-6-12)

Seven Stupid Separatist Sophisms (from Scotland and England) (26-2-09)



Why the SNP Want to Stay in the Single Market

How to Make Brexit a Great Success

6 Reasons Why Brexit Would Not Lead to Another Scottish Referendum

The Nature of Political Authority in the United Kingdom



Understanding what Devolution was Meant to Be

Danger of Devolution in the Presence of an Aggressive Separatist Movement

If Devolution is a Process then Powers should Flow Back as well as Forth

How to Do Devolution Properly

We Oppose the Slow Independence of 'More Powers'

"More Powers" Debate: Labour must be Careful not to Concede anti-UK Premise to Nats

Smith Commission: A 'Scottish Trap' for the Labour Party

Smith Commission: We Voted No. Not for More Powers

Smith Commission: Not a Law-Making Body and it cannot Bind the British Parliament

Why Full Fiscal Autonomy is Wrong for Scotland and the Union

Hugh McLachlan: A Union of Convenience: Scotland cannot seek to stay within the UK marriage but seek fiscal autonomy

Unity Debate: Which Policy Matters are Reserved at Westminster?

How the Scottish Parliament Works

The Danger of Federalism

12 Reasons why 'Federalism' is a Stepping Stone to the Break Up of Britain


OUR LOBBYING (Submissions to British Government Bodies)

Dissolving Not Devolving: A Scotland Bill Briefing Alert

The UK is a Unitary State: Submission to House of Lords Inquiry on 'The Union and Devolution'

"More Powers" Debate: Principles, Guidelines and Strategies for Unionists

Devo Zero, Devo Minus, and Devo Mini: Our Pro-UK Principles-Led Advice to the Smith Commission

Deliver Us From EVEL, and Full Fiscal Independence



Our Aim: To Raise Support for the UK from 55% to 65%

The SNP Majority is a British Opportunity: How to Deal with the SNP

5 SNP Themes Exposed

Love the UK Day and the Unity Referendum: The Importance of Framing

We Endorse the United Kingdom on Principle, not the Nationalist Frame of "the status quo"

How Nationalists Use Words to Get us Thinking Separately

Understanding the "Decisions should be taken as Close to Home as Possible" Separatist Pied Piper Phrase

Beware Nat-Worming: The Disinforming Explanations for Unionist Success, Failure and Behaviour

The Talking Britain Downers: The How, Why and Who



Scotland gets the Government it Wants at Westminster, Two out of Three Times

Contrary to what Separatists Say, Sovereignty in Scotland and England is the Same (and yes we know all about Lord Cooper's famous dictum)

Why Nationalists are Wrong to Say that Scotland will Automatically Inherit all the UK's International Positions

There is No Right to Self-Determination when it is the Wrong Thing to Do

Scotland would Still Say No: 4 Ways the General Election was Different from the Referendum

Anti-UK March Attracts SNP Hardcore (and Basically No-one Else)

Nationalist March and Messages Fail to Attract Mainstream

A Separatist's Work is Never Done: Why the SNP will Not "Disband" after "Independence"

Remainer Rage Sends Former Pro-UK Novelist to Dark Side

An SNP Draft Manifesto for Holyrood 2021



The Progressive Alliance: One UK from A to Z

'Julian', the Tank which Glasgow Welcomed



The Britishness of Robert Burns

The Magna Carta: A Thoroughly British Affair

Sir David Wilkie: Synthesising Britishness



Scottish Desire for Union 1707 (6-Part Series)

1. No Parcel of Rogues

2. Dynastic, Religious and Britishly Patriotic Reasons

3. William Seton of Pitmedden and 'The Interest of Scotland in Three Essays'

4. George Mackenzie, British Union and the Dangers of Federalism

5. John Clerk's History of the Union of Scotland and England

6. Opposition with a Unionist Flavour

Scottish Origins of British Unionism (7-Part Series)

1. John Mair's 'History of Greater Britain'

2. David Hume's 'The Union of the British Isles'

3. John Elder's Highland Unionism

4. John Knox's Unionism of Monarchy and Faith

5. John Russell's Happy and Blessed Union

6. Thomas Craig's Vision of Complete and Perfect Union

7. The Covenanters' Movement for Religious and Royal Unification



Amusing Designs, Graphics and Slogans created by A Force For Good

General Photos, Slogans and Designs produced by A Force For Good

Our Commemorative Photos, Designs and Slogans

Our "Separation Won't Solve It" Theme

Our "Scotland is Our Country Too" Theme

Our "Made in the UK" Theme

Our "Vote KNOW" Theme

Our "Great Britain - Be Part of It" Theme

Our "Love the British Heart" Theme

Our "Backing Britain" Theme

Our "Gonnae NO Dae That" Theme

Our "British Caledonia" Theme

Our "British Lion Speaks" Theme

Our "British Wealth in Common Games" Theme

Our "Positive Vision" Theme

Our "Scotland Makes Britain..." Theme



Britain has Room for Nats but Not Vice Versa

Scotland's British Heritage: George Buchanan and James VI

British Canada: Heritage, Dominion, Flags (Part 2 of 2)

British Canada: Heritage, Dominion, Flags (Part 1 of 2)

Trump: MSPs Disregard Scotland's Interests

Article 50 Parliament Must Decide

Scottish Independence is Not Legitimate

UK Together Mandate Trumps SNP Mandate

An Open Letter to Theresa May

SNP No Right to Call Referendum

UK is a Unitary State

Our 4 Pro-UK Principles

Smith Commission: A 'Scottish Trap' for the Labour Party

Smith Commission: We Voted No. Not for More Powers

The UK Gives us One Big Home to Call our Own

Scotland is Better able to Control its Future as Part of the UK

Glasgow Spitfires Win Battle of Britain's First Fight

The Unionist View of Wallace

Union Jack - Glasgow City Chambers - Coronation 60th Anniversary British Commonwealth Games 2014 -- Our British Wealth in Common

Albert Bridge - Scotland's British Heritage

Union Day and the Union Jack



John McTernan: "Remember Bannockburn? I'd rather not, thanks"

Andrew O'Hagan: "The SNP are a 'parcel of rogues'"

Lorna Martin: "Betrayed? No, Scots wanted the Union"

Henry McLeish "Kick politics of envy into touch"; Peter MacMahon "Jack McConnell should set an example"; Alastair McKay, "Be ashamed if you hate England"

David Aaronovitch: "I'm fed up with this myth of superiority spouted by the Scots" and "Meet Mr SNP and his fantastical snide-show"



A Force For Good's 2nd Annual General Meeting: Jan 2018



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