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Labour Has a Real Cheek!

I didn't catch the Scottish Labour Party broadcast the other night in which Richard Leonard spoke about his enthusiastic support for equal pay. But a reader drew the broadcast to my attention and we had the following email exchange.Show More Summary

Scottish Labour in the Spotlight (16/01/18)

I noticed that Richard Leonard jumped on to Twitter just a few minutes ago so I posted this reply to his Tweet about events at Westminster. Richard Leonard? Verified account @LabourRichard 6m 6 minutes ago More While the Tories in Holyrood say they want to protect devolution, @RuthDavidsonMSP allows her MPs to vote to threaten it. Show More Summary

Where's Richard? (16/01/18)

What has Richard Leonard been Tweeting about these past couple of days? Well here's what I pulled off the Scottish Labour leader's Twitter feed earlier today - and surprise, surprise there's not a word about the fight for equal pay in Glasgow City Council. Show More Summary

Crystal Clear vs Clear as Mud

The SNP leader in Glasgow, Susan Aitken, has made her party's position crystal clear going into this morning's crucial council meeting. Scottish Labour in the Spotlight (16/01/18) I noticed that Richard Leonard jumped on to Twitter just a few minutes ago so I posted this reply to his Tweet about events at Westminster. Show More Summary

Scottish Labour in the Spotlight

I noticed that Richard Leonard jumped on to Twitter just a few minutes ago so I posted this reply to his Tweet about events at Westminster. Richard Leonard? Verified account @LabourRichard 6m 6 minutes ago More While the Tories in Holyrood say they want to protect devolution, @RuthDavidsonMSP allows her MPs to vote to threaten it. Show More Summary

Even More Breaking News!

Stefan Cross has posted this late update on Glasgow with the news that the GMB union has apparently written to the Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard calling on him to put some backbone in the Glasgow Labour Group. Let's hope that Richard Leonard finally steps into the fray tomorrow before the council meeting gets underway. Show More Summary

Where's Richard?

What has Richard Leonard been Tweeting about these past couple of days? Well here's what I pulled off the Scottish Labour leader's Twitter feed earlier today - and surprise, surprise there's not a word about the fight for equal pay in Glasgow City Council. Show More Summary

Glasgow - Richard's Big Chance

I have just written to Richard Leonard, the new leader of the Scottish Labour Party and a former official with the GMB trade union before being elected as an MSP. Ironically, Richard now has a perfect opportunity to stand up and be counted...Show More Summary

Brass Neck of 2017

I have to admit that my 'Brass Neck of 2017' award was a very close run thing - with Frank McAveety, the GMB union, John Mason MSP and the Scottish Labour Party all in the running. Until recently, John Mason was a strong favourite for...Show More Summary

Scottish Labour - Everyday Sexism

Richard Leonard's leadership of the Scottish Labour Party got off to a shaky start and The Times reports that he has done himself no favours by lifting the suspension of Alex Rowley MSP who was accused of sexual harassment. I have to...Show More Summary

Scottish Labour - Everyday Sexism

No one emerges from the Scottish Labour party 'I'm a Celebrity' debacle with any credit, if you ask me. MPs are not celebrities and even if they are, or think they are, they're not entitled to go swanning off doing their own thing with no regard to their day job. Show More Summary

Irony Is Not Dead

I enjoyed Kenny Farquharson's piece in The Times in which he suggests that the new Scottish Labour leader, Richard Leonard, is likely to find that his professed Englishness has made 'a hard job even harder'. Now I couldn't give two hoots...Show More Summary

Labour Bullies

I see that Kezia Dugdale's partner (Jenny Gilruth) has accused Labour of 'bullying' over the threat to discipline its former Scottish party leader for daring to appear on the TV programme 'I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here'. Now asShow More Summary

Skewing the Ballot

Scottish Labour posted an interesting breakdown of votes cast in the party's recent leadership election contest. The result was declared as follows: Total Votes Percentage Richard Leonard 12,469 56.7% Anas Sarwar 9,516 43.3% RichardShow More Summary

The Slow Return of Scottish Labour

Our Kez's departure to the jungle occasions Scottish Labour's tentative return from the wilderness. Coincidence? You couldn't plan it better. Richard Leonard's victory is another welcome step forward in the transformation of the party. Show More Summary

Scottish Labour’s new leader is unlikely to trouble Davidson or Sturgeon

In the end, it wasn’t even close. Richard Leonard now takes ownership of the black spot handed to every leader…

Scottish Labour - Everyday Sexism

Twitter was quick to highlight the threat from Labour’s new Scottish leader, Richard Leonard, to consider suspending his predecessor Kezia Dugdale over her decision to appear on the 'I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here' programme. Now...Show More Summary

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