Tag Archives: Scottish Labour Party

Kezia Dugdale…

I just thought I’d leave these here for you:   Kez: “The solution is not independence. It’s not this union of nations which is unfair or unjust, but decisions of the powerful within it.” — Scottish Labour (@scottishlabour) 29 March … Continue reading

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Being irrelevant

I find it intriguing that we should be expected to take such a close interest in the views of the Scottish Tories’ leaderette. How things have changed! Only a few weeks ago, the Tories were generally regarded as a toxic … Continue reading

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Oh, to be a fly on the wall!

There’s a lot of understandable and perfectly justified anger about the BBC Question Time broadcast from Dundee on Thursday 10 March. Even for the BBC, there was some quite remarkably blatant bias on display. Were the preposterously arrogant management of … Continue reading

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Relics and rejects

The fact that a British Tory Prime Minister can venture out of his London lair to seriously suggest that the Scottish branch of his party might become the opposition at Holyrood is a measure of the abject failure of British … Continue reading

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Dropping jaws and sinking hearts

Legend has it that the heavens trembled in fear the day Jim Murphy was appointed branch office manager for British Labour in Scotland. In reality, that noise wasn’t thunder. It was the sound of thousands of Yes supporters’ jaws hitting … Continue reading

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Scottish Labour: What’s the point?

Many questions are being asked about how British Labour in Scotland might be saved. Nobody seems to be asking the more pertinent questions. Questions such as, “Why?”. Why bother? What’s the point? There is an unthinking assumption that British Labour … Continue reading

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The rats-in-sack race

The question is not “could the Tories beat Labour in Scotland?”, but “will Labour fall behind the Tories?”. The first implies some kind of Tory resurgence to overtake British Labour in Scotland. At the very least, there is far less … Continue reading

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