Category Archives: Scottish Politics

Savile, Scepticism, Sophistry & Severance

By | February 11, 2015

Ok, The Jimmy Savile debacle and Labour in Scotland. What could possibly link these two? Reputation and the destruction of an institution.  The strength of positive opinion about an organisation or person within the public at large; the belief in you and about you … and how quickly that can be ruined. This may seem… Read More »

Scottish Labour Feel The Cold Wind in Fife

By | January 24, 2015

Thursday 22nd Jan saw a council seat by-election in Kirkcaldy East; often these pass without comment but this one is very interesting indeed and deserves examination. Why? Well, it sits within the Westminster constituency seat of one Gordon Brown, MP, who has held this since its creation in 2005. In the 2010 WM elections, Gordon… Read More »