The Worst Is Yet to Come

“In less than one week, over 500,000 applications for Universal Credit have decimated the Government’s much lauded low unemployment figures.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 30/03/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-britain-is-coming-under-attack-from-two-enemies/  [Accessed: 2020, Apr 01]  At present, our nation is not only under physical attack by a deadly unseen enemy butContinue reading “The Worst Is Yet to Come”

The Pearl of Africa Shines Brightly

“In 1908, the former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill described the African nation of Uganda as ‘the Pearl of Africa’.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 23/03/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/uganda-the-pearl-of-africa-continues-to-shine-brightly/  [Accessed: 2020, Mar 24]  In 1908, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill succeeded in being elected as an MP forContinue reading “The Pearl of Africa Shines Brightly”

The Suppression of Freedom of Expression

“The sobering reality here is that the ideological cheerleader for this inconsistent definition of equality is our party of government.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 16/03/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/freedom-of-expression-must-not-be-suppressed/. [Accessed: 2020, Mar 10]  For the first time in history, legal action is being taken against Scotland’s two biggest councilsContinue reading “The Suppression of Freedom of Expression”

The Family is the Foundational Cornerstone

“Alongside the immediate pang at the loss of two gifted politicians, what both Campbell and Ross have done is heroic.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 09/03/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-family-is-the-foundational-cornerstone-of-our-society/  [Accessed: 2020, Mar 10] Photo Credit: Holyrood Magazine If I was asked to identify the most important thread that weavesContinue reading “The Family is the Foundational Cornerstone”

Are We Trading Equality for Inequality?

“I share the parental concern that an adult entertainer named after a sex act should attend a Scottish primary school.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 02/03/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/bans-will-result-in-equality-being-replaced-by-inequality/  [Accessed: 2020, Mar 03] If ever a public row was going to kick off during LGBT history month, it wasContinue reading “Are We Trading Equality for Inequality?”