Firing the Starting Gun on Brexit

“One of the biggest obstacles to my voting to leave the EU was a life spent alongside people experiencing poverty.” This article was commissioned and an abbreviated version appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 27/01/2020 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-time-for-the-uk-to-take-its-place-on-world-stage-again/  [Accessed: 2020, Jan 28]  The EU Withdrawal Agreement Act was signed into law last ThursdayContinue reading “Firing the Starting Gun on Brexit”

The One SNP MP Made Redundant

Gethins says: “As long as Boris Johnson chooses to block a second referendum, it only boosts support for Scottish independence.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 13/01/2020 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/the-only-snp-mp-to-lose-his-job-in-general-election/  [Accessed: 2020, Jan 14]  From almost every vantage point, the Scottish National Party did extremely well in General Election 2019 butContinue reading “The One SNP MP Made Redundant”

The Honours System is Morally Broken

“The greatest heroes are unsung and the honours system we currently have is another farcical seam in an imperial tapestry.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 06/01/2020 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/proof-the-honours-system-is-now-morally-redundant/  [Accessed: 2020, Jan 07]  We are in the dawn of a new decade and that would, under normal circumstances, create inContinue reading “The Honours System is Morally Broken”