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Glasgow's Pay Arrangements

After reading about the eye watering remuneration package paid to one of its senior officials (Ian Drummond), I decided to submit another FoI request to Labour-run Glasgow City Council. Here's what I've asked the City Council's chief...Show More Summary

So Good

Donald Trump may be a petulant, thin-skinned self-obsessed, narcissist, but on the plus side he has spawned a host of hilarious adverts spoofing his 'America First' message. Incredible, so incredible.

Popular Revolts

I enjoyed Tony Blair's speech about the danger of 'Brexit At Any Cost' and I think he made a very fair point that having won a great battle, the Euro 'insurgents' now want everyone else to put down their arms and accept the June 2016 decision as final.'The one incontrovertible characteristic of politics today is its propensity for revolt. Show More Summary

Credit Where It's Due

I take my hat off to the Conservatives for suspending a local councillor who shared a Tweet which depicted Diane Abbott as an ape wearing lipstick. Because in America Donald Trump supporters behave in this ugly fashion all the time, but the Republican Party seems not to give a damn. Show More Summary

Labour's Broad Church

The Sunday Post reported a while back that the GMB union was refusing to back Labour's candidate in the Copeland by-election, after an alleged 'stitch-up' by Jeremy Corbyn supporters. Apparently the NEC panel which made the selection...Show More Summary

Reckless Driver

Harry Clarke, the driver of the Glasgow bin lorry that killed six people, has pleaded guilty to taking his private car onto the public highway, despite knowing he was unfit to drive. Initially, Clarke lied about the incident and claimed...Show More Summary

Brexit Baloney

Leading 'Brexiteer' Sir James Dyson claimed that leaving the EU would make us all richer, but the billionaire has just announced that Dyson will be investing £300 million in a new research and deployment centre in Singapore, having previously moved 500 jobs to Malaysia. Show More Summary

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