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Trains, bikes, hills + pals

Well it was pretty damp at times, but it’s been a great wee weekend. Friday evening┬áspent in the pub talking quotas and how to support more women to stand as candidates; Saturday with South Lanarkshire Greens at the Carnwath Agricultural Show and then with pals in East Lothian; and today catching up with an old friend after a driving lesson. 466 more words

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North Berwick adventures

Yesterday I got to go to the ever gorgeous North Berwick for a fantastic family picnic with the East Lothian Greens and loads of lovely local folk. 644 more words

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Labour Party leadership

I’d like to think the Labour Party’s leadership will be important to me because whoever is chosen as leader will be the Prime Minister of the next UK government. 3,738 more words


Thoughts on an election like no other

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Like so many people, I’m waking up from a few hours’ kip and trying to wrap my head around a result that feels bittersweet to say the least. 806 more words

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Why I am voting for the Green Party

I guess the short answer to the question is that they’re what I’d characterize as left wing. I like the SNP but I’d say they’re too centrist for me to ever feel comfortable voting for them. 380 more words


Political Change in Scotland

This is a long-term project involving Social Scientists at Moray College UHI who are interested in the post-referendum period in Scotland and the political change associated with this. 99 more words

Gender equality now: Speech to Women 50:50 event

On Wednesday night I had the privilege of speaking at the inaugural meeting of the Edinburgh branch of Women 50:50. The campaign, both nationally and locally, is calling for gender quotas in politics and on public boards to be made law. 959 more words

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