Dundee Council Preparations for No Deal

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 29/07/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/no-deal-brexit-remains-the-most-likely-outcome/   [Accessed: 2019, Jul 30] “We have a newly-appointed Prime Minister who has made delivering Brexit one of the hinges upon which his leadership credentials will hang.” Dundee City Council is one of a number of local authorities in Scotland to haveContinue reading “Dundee Council Preparations for No Deal”

Identifying Solutions to Our Drug Problem

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 23/07/2019 [Online], Available:  “It is what we do about the faces behind these figures that really matters.” Scotland has the worst drugs problem in the western world according to statistics released last week. The National Records of Scotland revealed that 1,187 people – or 22Continue reading “Identifying Solutions to Our Drug Problem”

Our NHS is a National Treasure

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 15/07/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-nhs-is-a-national-treasure-and-must-remain-that-way/ [Accessed: 2019, Jul 15] “In 2014, our NHS saved the life and preserved the wellbeing of my daughter and my wife…” I owe the life of my four year old daughter and wife to our National Health Service. In 2014, whenContinue reading “Our NHS is a National Treasure”

Rise of the Working Class Author

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 08/07/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/author-started-writing-her-memoir-of-poverty-and-survival-whilst-in-a-homeless-hostel/  [Accessed: 2019, Jul 02] “There is no time for socialism when you are surviving. I write mainly so I can feed my daughter.” There is a new and long overdue strand of literature emerging from the rise of the working classContinue reading “Rise of the Working Class Author”

A Food Poverty Crisis is Approaching

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 01/06/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-scandal-of-universal-credit-leaves-man-less-than-6-to-live-on-for-a-whole-month/  [Accessed: 2019, Jul 02] “We once sanctioned foreign dictators but now we reserve that pleasure for people experiencing poverty.” Imagine this: It is that point in the month when your income is due to drop into your bank account. Expecting hundredsContinue reading “A Food Poverty Crisis is Approaching”