Tony Blair delivers brutal verdict on Scottish Labour

Tony Blair delivers brutal verdict on Scottish Labour saying ex-Tory leader Ruth Davidson was the only effective opposition to the rampant SNP in the past decade Tony Blair has laid into the performance of Scottish Labour over past decade Said ex-Tory leader Ruth Davidson has been the only real opposition to SNP Complained it meant … Read more Tony Blair delivers brutal verdict on Scottish Labour

Tony Blair delivers brutal verdict on Scottish Labour

Tony Blair delivers brutal verdict on Scottish Labour saying ex-Tory leader Ruth Davidson was the only effective opposition to the rampant SNP in the past decade Tony Blair has laid into the performance of Scottish Labour over past decade Said ex-Tory leader Ruth Davidson has been the only real opposition to SNP Complained it meant … Read more Tony Blair delivers brutal verdict on Scottish Labour

Jacob Rees-Mogg says UK fish ‘better’ post-Brexit amid industry fury

A Government minister claimed fish in UK waters are ‘better and happier’ since Brexit took place – amid growing fury at red tape costing the seafood industry millions. Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg made the claim in the Commons today after days of claims that exporters have been hit by a ‘perfect storm’ of bureaucracy, IT problems … Read more Jacob Rees-Mogg says UK fish ‘better’ post-Brexit amid industry fury

Labour’s leader in Scotland Richard Leonard QUITS ahead of Holyrood elections

The Leader of Scottish Labour quit today just months before he was due to lead the party into difficult Holyrood elections. Richard Leonard announced he was stepping down with immediate effect this afternoon after three years in charge. The Yorkshire-born leftwinger, who was aligned with Jeremy Corbyn during his time as Labour chief, had already … Read more Labour’s leader in Scotland Richard Leonard QUITS ahead of Holyrood elections

Alex Salmond won’t appear in front of harassment complaints committee

Alex Salmond declines invitation to give evidence to MSPs investigating Scottish government’s botched handling of harassment complaints against him Alex Salmond rejected invitation to appear in front of the complaints committee Former first minister said rejection was due to Covid ‘public health concerns’  It comes amid tightening of Covid restrictions by first minister Nicola Sturgeon  … Read more Alex Salmond won’t appear in front of harassment complaints committee

Nicola Sturgeon TIGHTENS Scotland’s lockdown with ban on drinking outdoors

Nicola Sturgeon banned Scots from drinking outside and making non-essential click-and-collect orders today as she tightened Scotland’s lockdown still further.  From Saturday people picking up takeaway meals will be barred from entering eateries, instead having to wait outside, she told the Scottish Parliament. And new laws will be brought in to put a legal requirement … Read more Nicola Sturgeon TIGHTENS Scotland’s lockdown with ban on drinking outdoors

Scottish independence vote should not happen until 2055, insists Boris Johnson

Scottish independence referendum should not happen until 2055, insists Boris Johnson amid bitter standoff with Nicola Sturgeon over her drive to split up the UK Boris Johnson has insisted Scots must wait decades for new independence vote  Said the 41-year gap on EU referendums was the right kind of timescale to use 2014 contest in … Read more Scottish independence vote should not happen until 2055, insists Boris Johnson

Scottish independence vote should not happen until 2055, insists Boris Johnson

Scottish independence referendum should not happen until 2055, insists Boris Johnson amid bitter standoff with Nicola Sturgeon over her drive to split up the UK Boris Johnson has insisted Scots must wait decades for new independence vote  Said the 41-year gap on EU referendums was the right kind of timescale to use 2014 contest in … Read more Scottish independence vote should not happen until 2055, insists Boris Johnson

Keir Starmer drafts in Gordon Brown to help win back Scottish voters

Keir Starmer drafts in Gordon Brown in desperate bid to win back Scottish Labour voters as he pledges the ‘boldest devolution project for a generation’ Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer today pledged to give more powers to Scotland He is drafting in Gordon Brown to help reverse the party’s fortunes in Scotland Sir Keir hopes … Read more Keir Starmer drafts in Gordon Brown to help win back Scottish voters

ANDREW PIERCE: SNP’s Ian Blackford is rolling in the London dough 

Like a broken record, Westminster’s SNP leader Ian Blackford launched into one of his tiresome anti-Brexit rants at Prime Minister’s Questions last week. Blackford lambasted Boris Johnson for inflicting ‘economic vandalism’ on Scotland and demanding a ‘detailed economic assessment of the cost to the UK of his extreme Tory Brexit plans’. With Blackford frothing at … Read more ANDREW PIERCE: SNP’s Ian Blackford is rolling in the London dough