A tale of two leadership contests

It’s a sad day when Scotland can’t even be bothered celebrating the departure of David Cameron from number 10. The man himself certainly seemed in a chipper mood as he hummed to himself entering Downing Street for one of the last times as Prime Minister. Perhaps it was the relief. Plenty of folk were more… Continue reading A tale of two leadership contests

Eala said – Cameron should resign but he won’t

Today people took to the streets to protest about Prime Minister David Cameron and his family’s offshore dealings. After the Panama Papers leak it took the Prime Minister days of weaseling out of responsibility and claiming it was nothing to do with him before he finally admitted he had benefited from his ┬ádad’s offshore ┬ácompany… Continue reading Eala said – Cameron should resign but he won’t

Eala said – Cameron’s European crusade is an embarrasment

Off went our Prime Minister this week to discuss with other European leaders why Britain is so special that it must be able to behave exactly how it wants in the European Union. This arrogance is something Britain has been good at since time immemorial when it ruled the waves and saught to ‘civilise’ anyone… Continue reading Eala said – Cameron’s European crusade is an embarrasment

The case of the missing powers

It’s been two weeks since Scotland rejected independence by 45% to 55%. Many people who voted no did so because in the final weeks leading up to the referendum Miliband, Cameron and Clegg came charging up to Scotland in a panic to promise us more powers. We then had Gordon Brown enter the media fray… Continue reading The case of the missing powers

I always wanted a paper round.

Yesterday there was a debate in the Westminster parliament on Scotland’s place in the UK. It was predictably based on fear and very one sided, contributions by Messrs Wishart and MacNeil excepted. When they were allowed to speak they were shouted down by MPs who refused to listen to another side. Then this morning we… Continue reading I always wanted a paper round.