Tag Archives: Boundary Changes

It’s the Lib Dems who we should be converting

The next UK General Election is just over two years away, and 2013 is the year that Labour has to start work on winning that election. I would like Scottish Labour to start to think strategically about 2015 as concentrating … Continue reading

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Conference Day One: Refounding Labour (Part 2)

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt about conference, its that there needs to be more than one of you to enjoy attending all the events which go on. One thing I didn’t want to miss, however, was the vote on … Continue reading

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The Scottish Labour review

The report of the Scottish labour review was unveiled to the Scottish Executive Committee on Saturday, and unanimously approved. While I agree with many of the reported recommendations, the devil is surely in the detail. Continue reading

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Labour’s chances in Angus North

For some reason, Labour has never done well in Angus. This has struck me as strange, as some parts of the county suffers from real deprivation – some areas of Brechin and Arbroath, for example are amongst the poorest in … Continue reading

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The morning after

Well, the results are now in and the tories have the most seats. Nick Clegg is sticking to what he said during the campaign about giving the party with the most votes and seats the first chance to form a … Continue reading

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