The Art of Renationalisation – My Interview with Ellie Harrison

Ticket price increases, cancellations, constant delays and cramped unclean conditions, you can already tell this is going to be about trains. In August 2015 about a third of all trains in Scotland were delayed. However Abellio, the Dutch Operator of ScotRail still made at least £1 million that month, which got reinvested in their home country. … More The Art of Renationalisation – My Interview with Ellie Harrison

Could Glasgow City Council Be Changing Colour in 2017?

Glasgow City Council is currently under Labour’s control, and has been since 1980, even before that no party other than Labour has had overall control since 1970. Labour has had control over Glasgow but this may not be the case after the 2017 Local Election. In the 2012 Local Election Labour won the majority of … More Could Glasgow City Council Be Changing Colour in 2017?

Frack the World – What’s the Risk?

Scotland is known throughout the world for its beautiful scenery but this is under threat if fracking is allowed to happen. There is currently a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing is a process where rock is fractured by a high-pressure injection of liquid, usually water containing sand, to create cracks in deep rock formations … More Frack the World – What’s the Risk?

Police Harass Peace Campaigners on behalf of group armed with Nuclear Weapons

Police Scotland has been accused of harassment after an incident on Saturday where they stopped the Scottish CND Assistant Coordinator Veronika Tudhope. Despite having a clean driving record Tudhope, the Green Candidate for West of Scotland, was told she was being stopped for “erratic driving” while following the Ministry of Defence’s Convoy of Nuclear Weapon. … More Police Harass Peace Campaigners on behalf of group armed with Nuclear Weapons