Category Archives: Glenrothes by-election

>Glenrothes – Post Game Analysis

>So, now it’s all over, and I’ve had some sleep, what does the Glenrothes result mean for everyone. For us, the result was disappointing but not surprising given that we were not perceived as the challengers from the outset. The … Continue reading

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>Encounters on Delgattie Court

>At around 4.30 yesterday afternoon, I was working on Delgattie Court in Glenrothes. Also there was Katy Clark, Labour MP for North Ayrshire and Arran who I was at Aberdeen Uni with back in the 80s – it was great … Continue reading

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>High Drama in Glenrothes

>I’m not talking about the by-election. I’m referring to the fact that I broke down on the A92 on the way back from the Count and had to wait for the AA for 45 minutes before being taken back home … Continue reading

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>Glenrothes, the FInal Push

>Not surprisingly, Alex Salmond is telling everyone who will listen that the SNP are going to win Glenrothes on Thursday. He said they were going to win Livingston. They came second. He said they were going to win Dunfermline. The … Continue reading

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>The Week of Three Elections

>Well, this time next week, I will have the first full weekend off I’ve had since mid August, and three hotly contested elections will be over. The first is obviously the US Presidential – and don’t for one minute think … Continue reading

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>SNP’s Glenrothes Hopeful wants home within five years

>Aww, bless. Peter Grant, SNP candidate in Glenrothes, doesn’t really want to spend too much time in Westminster. I sympathise. There’s no way on earth I’d want to leave my lovely life and family in Scotland to work 500 miles … Continue reading

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>What the Lib Dems Want…..

>In response to J Arthur MacNumpty’s question, I can’t speak for all Lib Dems, but I know what I want, not just for the Glenrothes by-election, but for the future: – Harry Wills would be a first class MP, fighting … Continue reading

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>Liberal Democrats Launch Glenrothes by-election campaign

>Aided by a rather majestic looking golden eagle, Liberal Democrat candidate for Glenrothes Harry Wills launched his campaign today accompanied by Tavish “Tax Cut” Scott, Dunfermline by-election winner Willie Rennie and Dunfermline West MSP Jim Tolson. Willie’s comments reminded me … Continue reading

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>SNP and Tories forge unholy alliance in Glenrothes

>I wasn’t especially surprised to read this little titbit of gossip on Andrew Reeves’ blog. So the Tories are basically going to work with the Nats to try to ensure Labour lose Glenrothes. Given their de facto coalition in Holyrood … Continue reading

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>Please to Remember the 6th of November

>I have to say that I’m not wildly chuffed that the Government has set the date of the Glenrothes by-election for 6th November. I would much have preferred it if they’d gone for either the week before or after. Given … Continue reading

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