Category Archives: Wilie Rennie

Happy Rennieversary to Willie and Janet

Exactly 4 weeks ago, we all saw Barack Obama mention his 20th wedding anniversary as he started the first presidential debate. I will eat my own iPhone if Willie Rennie does similar in Holyrood this afternoon, but the occasion should … Continue reading

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Willie Rennie tells Liberal Democrats: Liberal values need to be at forefront of independence debate

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie gave his keynote address to the Brighton Liberal Democrat Conference this morning. Seeing him speak after  MIke Moore, you can see how their vastly different styles complement each other.  Mike is statesmanlike and reasonable,Willie … Continue reading

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Willie Rennie marks one year as leader

A year ago today, at around this time, I was standing on the shores of the Firth of Forth in North Queensferry watching Willie Rennie do his media interviews after becoming leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats. Personally, he’s had … Continue reading

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Shabnum Mustapha urges Salmond to raise human rights in China

Shabnum Mustapha is a good friend of mine and she’s recently started a new job as Director of Amnesty Scotland. It was lovely to wake up this morning and hear her talking about human rights in China in the context … Continue reading

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