300,000 Meals for Children in Dundee

“Dundee does indeed face significant economic and social challenges but our city and our people stand together ready to respond.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 24/08/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-dundee-bairns-providing-300000-meals-in-four-years-is-staggering-reminder-of-challenges-facing-our-city/  [Accessed: 2020, Aug 25] The announcement that local charity Dundee Bairns provided its 300,000th meal in only four years isContinue reading “300,000 Meals for Children in Dundee”

The First Minister Needed A Crisis

“Current polls suggest the devastation of this pandemic could ensure the devastation of her political opponents in May next year.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 17/08/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-nicola-will-be-glad-to-leave-last-week-in-history-books/  [Accessed: 2020, Aug 19]  After an extremely turbulent week in which her administration was forced to reverse a decision madeContinue reading “The First Minister Needed A Crisis”

Should the SNP Legislate Against Hate?

“The SNP’s Hate Crime Bill unites a diverse coalition of opponents from the Christian Institute to the National Secular Society.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 10/08/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-snps-hate-crime-bill-has-united-coalition-of-opponents/  [Accessed: 2020, Aug 12]  I spent a pleasant Sunday afternoon in Perth with a friend in his seventies who hasContinue reading “Should the SNP Legislate Against Hate?”

Is Our Democratic Process Under Threat?

“When the public feel their politicians are for sale, it makes it increasingly hard for them to trust their leaders.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 03/08/2020 [Online] Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/author-sceptical-boris-will-allow-second-referendum/  [Accessed: 2020, Aug 05]  If you were asked to identify one thing which influenced your vote in the referendum onContinue reading “Is Our Democratic Process Under Threat?”