Worked to Death for Your Pension

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 26/08/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-the-tories-pension-plans-would-see-dundee-men-worked-to-death/  [Accessed: 2019, Aug 27] “Do you want to see 75 year old bricklayers, bus drivers, police officers or firefighters?” I always grew up believing that the one demographic the Conservative Party would always insulate against the high winds of hardship wouldContinue reading “Worked to Death for Your Pension”

Life as Scotland’s Only Transgender Councillor

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 12/08/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/dundee-councillor-says-it-is-isolating-being-scotlands-only-transgender-councillor/  [Accessed: 2019, Aug 13] “Being the first of anything is never easy” says Councillor Murray, “it is isolating and, in the last year, there have been some real low points.” On Monday 12 August, Gregor Murray will walk into a DundeeContinue reading “Life as Scotland’s Only Transgender Councillor”

People Experiencing Poverty Hold Political Power

This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 05/08/2019 [Online], Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-voters-on-lower-incomes-could-hold-the-balance-of-power-in-elections/  [Accessed: 2019, Aug 6] “Voters on low incomes are turning out in greater numbers and could hold the balance of power in future elections.” There is an emerging constituency of men and women residing on restricted incomes who are becoming increasinglyContinue reading “People Experiencing Poverty Hold Political Power”