Boris Johnson Makes No Deal Inevitable

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 24/06/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-how-it-feels-to-live-through-defining-moment-in-history/  [Accessed: 2019, Jun 25] “This is what it feels like to be living through a defining moment in history” And then there were two. While it has been reported that the usual frontrunner tends not to become the eventual leader ofContinue reading “Boris Johnson Makes No Deal Inevitable”

The Tragic Case of Natalie McGarry

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 17/06/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-what-natalie-mcgarry-did-was-wrong-but-was-jailing-her-right/  [Accessed: 2019, Jun 18] “I cannot imagine a more potent form of deterrent here than the personal shame, psychological impact and familial disruption following the prosecution.” On the 7th June, former SNP MP Natalie McGarry was found guilty and sentenced toContinue reading “The Tragic Case of Natalie McGarry”

Government Denial of Poverty is Unacceptable

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 10/06/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-its-stories-not-stats-that-let-us-understand-poverty/  [Accessed: 2019, Jun 11] “When researchers with expertise in analysing international trends in extreme poverty see fit to visit the fifth richest nation in the world, we need to take notice, listen intently and reflect deeply.” Last Friday marked Theresa May’sContinue reading “Government Denial of Poverty is Unacceptable”

The Momentum is for Scottish Independence

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 03/06/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-momentum-for-scottish-independence-is-growing/  [Accessed: 2019, Jun 04] “The vision of starting afresh was embedded in the most deprived and often forgotten communities where the golden embers of hope required a fresh wind.” In 2014, a political enthusiast and close friend living in London calledContinue reading “The Momentum is for Scottish Independence”