“There is great power when real people experiencing real hardship take back the reins of the conversation from the professionals.”
“Once the global leader, a victim of the pandemic has been Scotland’s education system with its meteoric drop in standards.”
“Whilst the UK Government is currently lauding Britain’s new-found political independence, Scotland’s party of independence is itself filled with lamentation.”
“With every passing week, month and year, I was encountering men, women and children experiencing poverty who shared their stories.”
“When we lock down our ability to love our neighbours, we invite a more vicious pandemic than the current one.”
“We need to deal with historic child sex abuse and ensure we do not repeat mistakes perpetrated in the past.”
I first met Scottish Conservative MSP Adam Tomkins in the aftermath of his election to the Scottish Parliament in 2016.
Neil Findlay has lived through one of the most turbulent periods in the entire history of the Scottish Labour Party.
In six months time, we will elect the people who will lead our nation forward over the coming five years.
“I don’t feel scarred by smacking and am not the psychologically damaged person supporters of the ban wish I was.”