Category Archives: Westminster

Ian Davidson is the wrong person to chair the Scottish Affairs Committee

I’ve thought for some time that Glasgow South West MP Ian Davidson is the wrong person to chair the Scottish Affairs  Committee of the Westminster Parliament. Any Parliamentary Committee is there to hold the Government to account and so its … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer Scotland, Eilidh Whiteford, Ian Davidson, Westminster | 3 Comments

Note to Lib Dem MPs: We need passionate, emotional liberalism as well as sense, from you

I know this is very early on in today’s parliamentary proceedings but I am feeling a bit woeful. This is exactly the moment when this country needs a strong, heartfelt liberal voice to counteract increasingly ridiculous suggestions on how to … Continue reading

Posted in Riots, Westminster | 5 Comments

>Can we have some common sense on Holyrood election dates, please?

>The dates for the next two Holyrood elections are causing controversy already. Well it’s not the Scottish Parliament elections as such but the prospect of holding other events alongside them. There’s been a lot of hot air over the last … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Salmond, AV referendum, Holyrood, Michael Moore, Westminster | 4 Comments

>BBC publishes new MPs’ Diaries

>Some of the new intake of MPs have been talking to the BBC about their first weeks at Westminster. It’s interesting to read about their different experiences of the place. Rory Stewart takes over from David MacLean in Penrith and … Continue reading

Posted in Radio 4, Westminster | 1 Comment