Category: Politics

Worth their weight in gold?

The basic annual salary for an MP from 1 April 2020 is £81,932. MPs also receive expenses to cover the costs of running an office, employing staff, having somewhere to live in London or...

We can dae better

This video was posted on Twitter this morning. It’s Alan Bissett speaking during the 2014 referendum campaign, but his words are as pertinent and appropriate today as they were when first spoken. So listen...

Profoundly problematic?

On 17 October 2021 Dominic Raab, the UK Government’s Justice Secretary, told the Sunday Telegraph that the Government was considering making changes to the law on judicial review and to the Human Rights Act...

Puerile and petty shenanigans

In the same week that Tory MSP Tess White heckled in Holyrood insisting that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the Scottish government and its policies were anti-English, meeting notes and WhatsApp messages seen by...

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