Andrew Liddle

In praise of Labour’s Dame Jackie Baillie

17 January 2024 6:00 pm

In an age of nepotistic knighthoods, dodgy peerages and now even returned CBEs, it is easy to understand the general…

Why Anas Sarwar is succeeding

9 January 2024 3:39 am

Few politicians had a better 2023 than Anas Sarwar. The Scottish Labour leader began last year with his party still…

How serious is Keir Starmer about devolution?

26 October 2023 12:19 am

With a general election – and the prospect of forming a government – now firmly on the horizon, the Labour…

Why Labour needs a clear victory in this Scottish by-election

4 August 2023 1:52 am

The Labour party could hardly ask for better than the Rutherglen and Hamilton West by-election as a means to judge…

Is the SNP serious about decriminalising drugs?

8 July 2023 9:43 pm

It is hard to criticise the SNP government’s recent legislative record in Scotland, if only because there isn’t one. Almost…