The former Glasgow MP is now, astonishingly, Governor of Punjab, while his son is getting ready to attempt the revival Scottish Labour.
Posts Tagged: Scottish Election 2021
The party needs to reach parts of the pro-UK electorate that the Tories cannot. Under Leonard, it has signally failed to do so.
Also: Johnson and Gove set to meet to plot their pro-Union strategy as a Tory MSP defends to Nigel Farage’s new party.
Were his allegations against Sturgeon are substantiated, she would probably have to resign, and damage to the broader Nationalist cause could be severe.
With Brexit done and vaccinations continuing, a major mission will be Johnson’s commitment to deliver levellling-up.
Moving them would require primary legislation, but despite bullish official pronouncements there is little certainty that we’ll be voting in May.
Much the best way to embarrass its members at Westminster would be to hail them as friends and fellow members of the Establishment.
Emergency proxies and postal votes: how the Government intends to ensure the local elections go ahead in May
As Wales and Scotland prepare to potentially delay them again, no such provisions are being made for England.
If not for your efforts on the doorstep and the endless nights of telephone canvassing, we would not have defeated Corbyn’s Labour Party a year ago.
She has made a point of being ahead of Westminster when it comes to imposing new restrictions. But this only works if the measures are popular.
Like the May Government, an electoral coalition built around an existential question is propping up a badly ailing political vehicle.
He has a good eye for political openings, and Labour’s woes might have created a space for an avowedly left-wing, pro-UK figure.
But with the Scottish Government’s ratings apparently impervious to its record, the real question is whether these damning figures will make any difference.
Also: Welsh Government back SNP in fight over post-EU powers; SNP loyalist appointed to head ‘independent’ inquiry as party muzzles MSPs; and more.
Also: Johnson makes ‘plea for the Union’ as he orders ministers to make more visits to Scotland and prevent the SNP taking credit for UK Government policies.