Boris Johnson, famed for his plain-speaking/racism (delete according to taste) might have summed up a recent conversation I had with a Scots Tory thus: there ain’t many burkas in Banff or Berwick or Ballantrae.
James Millar: Fielding an expenses fiddler candidate is a new low for the Tories – and for democracy
‘Democracy dies in darkness’ runs the strapline for US newspaper The Washington Post, the one that toppled President Nixon over Watergate.
If there is one thread running through all the wacky political plot lines playing out in London just now it is this: a fundamental misunderstanding of Scotland.
The BBC lucked out with the scheduling of their documentary series about Margaret Thatcher
Polling must be the one industry where practitioners consistently fail to do their jobs properly, and yet customers queue up to throw more money at them.
If you think we’ve had lots of politics in 2019, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
Depending on how politics shakes down there may be a general election and/or European elections in the next few weeks.
The birth of new hope? Why Tory MPs’ paternity leave plans may signal the start of a brighter party future
Douglas Ross, the MP for Moray, is already the first MP to mention haggis ice-cream in the House of Commons.
The A-Team was everything for me and those of my vintage. In the playground we would squabble over who got to play Hannibal, Face, Murdock or BA Baracus.
Given the gallons of the stuff that was consumed on Burns’ Night last week it seems appropriate to compare Brexit to malt whisky: both are best consumed straight.
Predictions are a mug's game at the best of times but in the current political climate they are particularly daft.