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Scotsman
Labour in Scotland ‘faced disaster’ without Jeremy Corbynborder would have faced electoral disaster without Jeremy Corbyn. Richard Leon
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
border would have faced electoral disaster without Jeremy Corbyn. Richard Leonard, one of two candidates hoping to replace Kezia Dugdale, said the UK Labour leader had “revitalised the party and energised young people” since taking charge in... Read more
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Scotsman
Dani Garavelli: Has Anas Sarwar’s gaffe-fest killed off his candidacy?May victory by default. It’s early days, but there’s already a sense of deja v
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
May victory by default. It’s early days, but there’s already a sense of deja vu about the head-to-head fight to replace Kezia Dugdale as Scottish Labour leader. To many outside the party, “left-wing” candidate Richard Leonard is an unknown... Read more
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Scotsman
Kezia Dugdale named Politician of the Year at Icon AwardsFormer leader of Scottish Labour, Kezia Dugdale has won the Politician of the Y
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Former leader of Scottish Labour, Kezia Dugdale has won the Politician of the Year Award at the Icon Awards. The Lothian MSP was named at the third annual awards night, celebrating diversity and the LGBTQI community, in Glasgow last night. The... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
I'm parking my tanks on Nicola Sturgeon's lawn says Labour leadership contender Anas Sarwarleader, Iain Gray and Jackie Baillie. Mr Sarwar is vying with fellow MSP Richa
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
leader, Iain Gray and Jackie Baillie. Mr Sarwar is vying with fellow MSP Richard Leonard to take over the post vacated by Kezia Dugdale last month. Mr Leonard is addressing a meeting today at the City of Glasgow College setting out his vision of... Read more
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4d
EveningTimes Online
Anas Sarwar: I want to be next First Ministerleader, Iain Gray and Jackie Baillie. Mr Sarwar is vying with fellow MSP Richa
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
leader, Iain Gray and Jackie Baillie. Mr Sarwar is vying with fellow MSP Richard Leonard to take over the post vacated by Kezia Dugdale last month. Mr Leonard is addressing a meeting today at the City of Glasgow College setting out his vision of... Read more
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4d
EveningTimes Online
I'm parking my tanks on Nicola Sturgeon's lawn says Labour leadership contender Anas Sarwarleader, Iain Gray and Jackie Baillie. Mr Sarwar is vying with fellow MSP Richa
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
leader, Iain Gray and Jackie Baillie. Mr Sarwar is vying with fellow MSP Richard Leonard to take over the post vacated by Kezia Dugdale last month. Mr Leonard is addressing a meeting today at the City of Glasgow College setting out his vision of... Read more
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4d
North-West Evening Mail
Anas Sarwar's Scottish Labour leader bid 'about electing next First Minister'Sturgeon are S,N,P. But for me, the three most important letters will always be
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Sturgeon are S,N,P. But for me, the three most important letters will always be N,H,S." Mr Sarwar also paid tribute to Kezia Dugdale, whose resignation as Scottish Labour leader last month triggered the leadership contest. The result of the... Read more
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4d
The News and Star
Anas Sarwar's Scottish Labour leader bid 'about electing next First Minister'Sturgeon are S,N,P. But for me, the three most important letters will always be
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Sturgeon are S,N,P. But for me, the three most important letters will always be N,H,S." Mr Sarwar also paid tribute to Kezia Dugdale, whose resignation as Scottish Labour leader last month triggered the leadership contest. The result of the... Read more
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4d
Whitehaven News
Anas Sarwar's Scottish Labour leader bid 'about electing next First Minister'Sturgeon are S,N,P. But for me, the three most important letters will always be
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
Sturgeon are S,N,P. But for me, the three most important letters will always be N,H,S." Mr Sarwar also paid tribute to Kezia Dugdale, whose resignation as Scottish Labour leader last month triggered the leadership contest. The result of the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Anas Sarwar's Scottish Labour leader bid 'about electing next First Minister'Sturgeon are S,N,P. But for me, the three most important letters will always be
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
Sturgeon are S,N,P. But for me, the three most important letters will always be N,H,S." Mr Sarwar also paid tribute to Kezia Dugdale, whose resignation as Scottish Labour leader last month triggered the leadership contest. The result of the... Read more
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4d
Scotsman
Anas Sarwar: Labour is parking its tanks on Nicola Sturgeon’s lawnMSP Richard Leonard, will launch his own campaign on Saturday. The contest was
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
MSP Richard Leonard, will launch his own campaign on Saturday. The contest was triggered by the unexpected resignation of Kezia Dugdale last month. “I’m standing because I believe I can unite our party and help deliver a Labour government across... Read more
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4d
express
'Too cosy with SNP!' Labour under fire as long-serving politician backs Holyrood coalitionMSP Richard Leonard has won the backing of union the Transport and Salaried Sta
express / Posted 4 days ago
MSP Richard Leonard has won the backing of union the Transport and Salaried Staffs' Association in his bid to replace Kezia Dugdale as Scottish Labour leader. He is competing with moderate MSP Anas Sarwar in the November 17 vote.Related... Read more
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4d
Scotsman
Poll: SNP set to lose pro-independence majorityHolyrood election. Support for the party, which is currently without a leader
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
Holyrood election. Support for the party, which is currently without a leader in Scotland following the resignation of Kezia Dugdale, has risen by 2 per cent in the constituency vote and 6 per cent in the regional vote. Projections suggest... Read more
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Daily Record
Care homes to Kezia: TV return to Raploch shows success of student AshleyRaploch: Where Are They Now?, Ashley is filmed at the Scottish Parliament, wher
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Raploch: Where Are They Now?, Ashley is filmed at the Scottish Parliament, where she works part-time for ex-Labour leader Kezia Dugdale . Ashley said: “I don’t have a lot of pictures of myself growing up so I am really happy I have the films to... Read more
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Daily Record
Richard Leonard MSP to discover Scottish Labour leadership fate in two monthsin winning the Scottish Labour leadership. The Central Scotland MSP last week
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
in winning the Scottish Labour leadership. The Central Scotland MSP last week announced that he is running to replace Kezia Dugdale following her resignation last month. The party’s executive have now agreed on the timetable to elect her... Read more
9d
BBC Football
Blair was 'quite obsessed' about British football leagueScottish MPs from one to seven. But with the party preparing to choose a new S
BBC Football / Posted 9 days ago
Scottish MPs from one to seven. But with the party preparing to choose a new Scottish leader following the resignation of Kezia Dugdale, he said he believed Labour was at its best when it was standing on a "distinctive and clear" platform of "a... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Labour members can pay £12 to vote for next leaderto vote for the next Scottish Labour leader. Party officials have said that th
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
to vote for the next Scottish Labour leader. Party officials have said that the winner of the two-horse race to replace Kezia Dugdale will be announced on November 18. And new members will have until October 9 to sign up to take part in the... Read more
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10d
Daily Record
Could Kezia Dugdale join the SNP? Stranger things have happened...much more welcoming to people from all sorts of backgrounds than they were in m
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
much more welcoming to people from all sorts of backgrounds than they were in my time. “Of course the SNP would welcome Kezia Dugdale. It would be a great coup. But I hope she’s not contemplating it. She has experienced all the difficulties of... Read more
10d
EveningTimes Online
New Scottish Labour leader to be announced on November 18executive committee has announced. Committee members met in Stirling to decide
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
executive committee has announced. Committee members met in Stirling to decide the next step in appointing a successor to Kezia Dugdale, who resigned last week. Following the meeting, the party announced the deadline to sign up to take part in... Read more
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10d
Scotsman
Timetable announced for Scottish Labour leadership raceexecutive committee has announced. Committee members met in Stirling to decide
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
executive committee has announced. Committee members met in Stirling to decide the next step in appointing a successor to Kezia Dugdale, who resigned last week. Following the meeting, the party announced the deadline to sign up to take part in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New Scottish Labour leader to be announced on November 18executive committee has announced. Committee members met in Stirling to decide
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
executive committee has announced. Committee members met in Stirling to decide the next step in appointing a successor to Kezia Dugdale, who resigned last week. Following the meeting, the party announced the deadline to sign up to take part in... Read more
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11d
heraldscotland
Kevin McKenna: A wish list perhaps but at least Sturgeon offered a positive visionto achieve that impossible thing: making Nigel Farage look like an incorrigible
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
to achieve that impossible thing: making Nigel Farage look like an incorrigible liberal. The sudden resignation of Kezia Dugdale has also reminded us of how reduced in stature the Labour Party in Scotland has become. It looked increasingly... Read more
11d
Scotsman
Anas Sarwar appeals for backing from Jeremy Corbyn supportersexpected in Scotland and across the UK. Despite Mr Sarwar being perceived as t
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
expected in Scotland and across the UK. Despite Mr Sarwar being perceived as the front-runner in the contest to replace Kezia Dugdale, his opponent Mr Leonard is more closely associated with Mr Corbyn and many believe he could sweep to victory... Read more
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11d
Scotsman
Labour hail by-election wins as SNP beaten by obscure Unionist partyby an obscure unionist party. The party, which is in the process of selecting
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
by an obscure unionist party. The party, which is in the process of selecting a new leader following the departure of Kezia Dugdale, held a Glasgow City Council seat in Cardonald and gained a seat in Fortissat, North Lanarkshire. The... Read more
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The New Statesman
Love, Labour and loss: how James Graham became the king of political theatreThis is the first time I’ve had a home. It’s nice.” On 29 August, her opposite
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
This is the first time I’ve had a home. It’s nice.” On 29 August, her opposite number in the Labour Party, the well-liked Kezia Dugdale, resigned. Her replacement is likely to drag the Scottish party in a more Corbynite direction on issues such as... Read more
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Scotsman
Joyce McMillan: It would be brave to bet against Sturgeon’s gambleof Scottish politics. And then there is Scottish Labour, the party that was la
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
of Scottish politics. And then there is Scottish Labour, the party that was last week presented, by its outgoing leader Kezia Dugdale, with the opportunity to align itself with the Corbyn surge, and to exploit the full potential of this... Read more
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walesonline
Thursday, September 7, 2017anything Moderate Labour MPs claimed Jeremy Corbyn’s hard-left purge has begun
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
anything Moderate Labour MPs claimed Jeremy Corbyn’s hard-left purge has begun after the party’s unhappy Scottish leader Kezia Dugdale resigned. Suspicion grew that she jumped before she was pushed after Mr Corbyn failed to express sorrow or... Read more
13d
Daily Record
Central Scotland MSP Richard Leonard sets out his case for Scottish Labour leadershippolitician became the first to announce that he will be a candidate in the part
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
politician became the first to announce that he will be a candidate in the party’s leadership race, triggered after Kezia Dugdale declared her intention to stand down from the post. He told the Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser : "I know,... Read more
14d
heraldscotland
Rosemary Goring: The female of the species can be as vicious as the maleno more secure than when a man was at the helm. Sometimes less so. And recently
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
no more secure than when a man was at the helm. Sometimes less so. And recently, with Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson and Kezia Dugdale leading three parties at Holyrood we were promised a more temperate, less strident discourse. Any sign of that... Read more
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Scotsman
Ayesha Hazarika: Whoever gets the job must take a leaf out of Kezia’s playbookwhispered to me and my on-screen partner Tom Newton Dunn of the Sun newspaper,
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
whispered to me and my on-screen partner Tom Newton Dunn of the Sun newspaper, “there’s some rumour going about that Kezia Dugdale may be resigning”. We looked at each other blankly. We had heard nothing. Normally where there is a big... Read more
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express
Scottish Labour leader race: Almost half of parliamentarians back Anas SarwarIain Gray and ex-shadow Scottish Secretary Ian Murray MP were among those throw
express / Posted 14 days ago
Iain Gray and ex-shadow Scottish Secretary Ian Murray MP were among those throwing their weight behind his bid to replace Kezia Dugdale. But he was endorsed by just one of the party's six new MPs, who are regarded as close to Jeremy... Read more
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Scotsman
Labour MSPs and MPs back Anas Sarwar bid to leadleadership contender Anas Sarwar has unveiled to backing of 14 of the party's P
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
leadership contender Anas Sarwar has unveiled to backing of 14 of the party's Parliamentarians in his bid to replace Kezia Dugdale. Former party leader Iain Gray is among those who have today announced their backing for the Glasgow MSP,... Read more
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Scotsman
Battle lines for Scottish Labour leadership starting to emergecandidacy. But left-winger Richard Leonard appears to have already secured the
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
candidacy. But left-winger Richard Leonard appears to have already secured the vital “Corbynista” ground and criticised Kezia Dugdale for failing to make the most of the UK leader’s “bounce” effect at the recent UK election north of the... Read more
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express
Scottish Labour leader race: Anas Sarwar enters battle as rival takes aim at Kezia Dugdale LABOUR moderate Anas Sarwar today entered the Scottish Labour leadership batt
express / Posted 15 days ago
LABOUR moderate Anas Sarwar today entered the Scottish Labour leadership battle as his Left-wing rival took a swipe at Kezia Dugdale. Labour moderate Anas... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The second candidate to run for Scottish Labour leader's been revealedMinister of Scotland. “This is an election that nobody wanted or expected, and
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Minister of Scotland. “This is an election that nobody wanted or expected, and I would once again like to pay tribute to Kezia Dugdale for her dedicated service," he said.The election follows the shock resignation of Kezia Dugdale (Image:... Read more
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16d
Scotsman
Anas Sarwar announces he will stand for Labour leadershipformer Deputy leader said he is ready to lead the party "back to power" after l
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
former Deputy leader said he is ready to lead the party "back to power" after last week's shock resignation of Kezia Dugdale. It looks increasingly like the only two candidates will contest the post, with left-winger Richard Leonard... Read more
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16d
Scotsman
Leader comment: Rate Leonard on his actions, not his accentEven before the official campaign has begun within Labour to select a leader to
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
Even before the official campaign has begun within Labour to select a leader to replace Kezia Dugdale, a nasty personal campaign has ­surfaced. Unnamed opponents of Richard Leonard, one of the ­candidates, claim the fact that he is English and that... Read more
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16d
Scotsman
Supporters of Labour front-runners warned against xenophobiaSupporters of the front-runners to succeed Kezia Dugdale as Scottish Labour lea
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
Supporters of the front-runners to succeed Kezia Dugdale as Scottish Labour leader have been warned not to trade in “xenophobia” as the campaign threatened to turn nasty before it even begins. Sources close to the MSPs Richard Leonard and Anas... Read more
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16d
Scotsman
Kirsty Gunn: Multiple reasons to feel dismayed by our monocultureabout what we do that we like, others seem dull or stupid or a waste of time. W
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
about what we do that we like, others seem dull or stupid or a waste of time. Why shouldn’t we talk about any of it? Kezia Dugdale might be thinking along these lines right now. She’s nothing like a Corbynista and that’s why she’s no longer... Read more
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express
Richard Leonard launches bid to become leader of Scottish Labourlaunches bid to become leader of Scottish Labour SCOTTISH Labour Left-winger R
express / Posted 16 days ago
launches bid to become leader of Scottish Labour SCOTTISH Labour Left-winger Richard Leonard launched his bid to succeed Kezia Dugdale in a Corbynite drive to seize control of the party. He became the first candidate to formally declare, saying... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Former union official Richard Leonard launches bid to lead Scottish Labourausterity, properly investing again in our public services and to redistributin
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
austerity, properly investing again in our public services and to redistributing wealth and power to the many from the few."Kezia Dugdale, pictured with Jeremy Corbyn, stood down after two years (Image: Jeff J Mitchell) The MSP - who worked for the... Read more
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17d
Daily Record
Who will replace Kezia? Richard Leonard and Anas Sarwar pitch for the postThe surprise resignation of Kezia Dugdale on Wednesday has sparked yet another
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
The surprise resignation of Kezia Dugdale on Wednesday has sparked yet another Scottish Labour leadership contest. The frontrunners in the race to succeed her are MSPs Richard Leonard, a former GMB trade union organiser, and Anas Sarwar, the party’s... Read more
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Scotsman
Inside story of Kezia Dugdale’s resignationSix days before Kezia Dugdale resigned as Scottish Labour leader, she was out o
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
Six days before Kezia Dugdale resigned as Scottish Labour leader, she was out on the streets of Cardonald rallying supporters for the forthcoming Glasgow City Council by-election. If she was struggling to cope, then she kept it to herself. “She... Read more
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heraldscotland
Iain Macwhirter: Scottish Labour can't blame Corbyn for its perennial leadership crisisreferendum, only to lead Labour to its worst ever defeat in the tsunami electio
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
referendum, only to lead Labour to its worst ever defeat in the tsunami election of 2015 when it lost 40 seats. His deputy, Kezia Dugdale, looked like the ideal figure to take Labour into a new era, despite having been in Parliament only three... Read more
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Scotsman
Euan McColm: Don’t expect branch office to save Labour againwin an overall majority in June’s general election, she was able comfortably to
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
win an overall majority in June’s general election, she was able comfortably to prevent Labour from coming anywhere close. Kezia Dugdale is not a Corbynista. She is, unfashionably, a pragmatist who retains the belief that elections are won and lost... Read more
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18d
Scotsman
Anas Sarwar calls for Labour to avoid civil war in leader contestcontender Anas Sarwar yesterday urged the party not to descend into civil war a
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
contender Anas Sarwar yesterday urged the party not to descend into civil war ahead of the contest to chose a successor to Kezia Dugdale. Speaking as the party’s MSPs met for the first time since Ms Dugdale announced her resignation earlier this... Read more
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Scotsman
Anas Sarwar v Richard Leonard: Labour leader frontrunners profiledit out are marshalling supporters, and Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard are the
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
it out are marshalling supporters, and Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard are the top two choices according to bookmakers. Kezia Dugdale shocked everyone when she abruptly announced that for a whole host of reasons, mainly, it would appear,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kenya court nullifies president's win, calls for new votenavy Heartbreaking footage shows a kangaroo trapped in suburbia Dr Liam Fox a
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
navy Heartbreaking footage shows a kangaroo trapped in suburbia Dr Liam Fox accuses No 10 over 'jungle' camp claims Kezia Dugdale: I will never support Scottish independence Taxi driver smashes into Melbourne home after falling asleep EU's... Read more
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Daily Record
Jeremy Corbyn sees steel revival at Clydebride plantof steel rolled at Dalzell. During a two-hour visit on Friday, Mr Corbyn – who
Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
of steel rolled at Dalzell. During a two-hour visit on Friday, Mr Corbyn – who was accompanied by Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale, Rutherglen MP Ged Killen and Glasgow MSP James Kelly – was told how use of Clydebridge works has been... Read more
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Scotsman
How “Scottish Momentum” can influence Scottish Labour leadership raceKezia Dugdale’s departure has sent shockwaves throughout the wider Labour movem
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
Kezia Dugdale’s departure has sent shockwaves throughout the wider Labour movement, taking political friends and foes alike by surprise. The Lothians MSP didn’t have her critics to seek in some sections of Scottish Labour, especially after she... Read more
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