Posts Tagged: Scottish Government

Fergus Ewing – the right kind of politician

What do we want from  politicians? It’s the question on everyone’s lips; what do we really want from our elected representatives? Just look at the quartet of Conservative Prime Ministers we’ve had over the past 12 years. Cameron’s arrogance took us out of Europe. May showed her true colours after Grenfell, and with deportations of… Read more »

Can we get back to theatres soon, please?

All being well, by the time you read this we’ll have been out for a meal with friends. Hardly earth-shattering news, but with most of Scotland having shifted to Level 2 on Monday, we can finally eat inside, and have a well-poured pint or a chilled glass of white to wash down our dinner. The… Read more »

Scotland’s Named Person Scheme. What’s to fear?

Scotland’s Named Person Scheme. What’s to fear? As I write this column the Scottish Conservatives are preparing to use this week’s Holyrood debating time to call for a rethink of Scotland’s Named Person scheme before it comes into force later this summer. From 31st August a ‘Named Person’ will be appointed to monitor the welfare… Read more »