If the fight to lead Labour took place in my garden – I’d draw the curtains

Amid the weary laments that politics in the age of Trump and Brexit has become too interesting, it is reassuring to know that torpor still has a place. Scottish Labour is doing its all to prove it with a seemingly interminable leadership contest of studied banality. Following unexpected gains in the General Election and a […]

Whenever politicians call for consensus, hide your cash

Whenever a politician calls for consensus, hide your wallet. Nothing good ever comes of the words ‘cross-party cooperation’. Working together is the surest sign they’re up to no good because, for all their grudges and enmities, the one thing they agree on is that more of your money should be in their hands. Nicola Sturgeon […]