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LABOUR LIST: SELECTION SHOWS DUGDALE OUT OF TIME, SAYS HARVIE

Patrick Harvie_smallPatrick Harvie, MSP and co-convenor of the Scottish Greens has today said that the Labour candidate selection for the Holyrood election shows a “party out of ideas, out of energy and out of time”.

Only 8 of the top 32 list spaces across the eight lists for Scottish Labour were given to  people who have not previously been elected to Holyrood or to Westminster.

Labour leader Kezia Dugdale had previously spoken of the need to let fresh talent in to her party’s candidate ranks.…

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Scotland can raise the revenue we need, fairly and locally, to protect services.

The ongoing contest for the “anti-austerity” crown in Scottish politics has reached a new intensity this week. Only the Tories aren’t in this game – even if some of the rest have a pretty weak hand to play.

But opposing austerity doesn’t just mean knowing who to blame. It means acting. Whatever view you take of the Scottish Government’s financial record to date, over the coming years it will be increasingly clear that public services will suffer hugely if budgets keep being squeezed.…

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