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Glasgow City Council Update

A4ES clients in Glasgow have a crucial role to play in persuading the City Council to live up to its obligations over equal pay. I am keen to make contact with A4ES clients in Glasgow who have Cllr. Frank McAveety as their local councillor and Nicola Sturgeon as their local MSP. Show More Summary

North Lanarkshire Update

Labour's civil war in North Lanarkshire continues as one of its veteran councillors, Jim Brooks, quits the party after being 'deselected' from standing in next May's 2017 local council elections. Now I don't know Councillor Brooks personally,...Show More Summary

Alex Johnstone MSP

I was sorry to learn via the BBC that the Conservative MSP Alex Johnstone (55) had passed away soon after being diagnosed with cancer. I never met the man myself, but I always enjoyed his distinctive north east of Scotland accent which brought colour to and livened up many a political debate in the Holyrood Parliament. Show More Summary

Trump's Twitter Temper Tantrums

President-elect Donald Trump lost his temper with a chap called Chuck Jones, President of the United Steelworkers in Indiana, who criticised Trump's claim to have saved more than 1,000 jobs at the career steel plant in Indianapolis.Show More Summary

Iranian Kidnappers

H Hassan Rouhani - Twitter The Politics Home web site reports on the arrest and detention of a British-Iranian woman (Nazanin Zachary-Ratcliffe) who has, somewhat implausibly, been accused of spying and trying to overthrow the Iranian regime while in Iran on a family visit with her two-year-old child. Show More Summary

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