Torcuil Crichton's Westminster blog
Friday, 26 October 2018
The Silver Darlings - the fishing Rich List pulling the strings on Scottish Tories
From my Daily Record column today: Feeling the urge to join in the collective nervous breakdown of the Conservatives, Scottish Tories...
Friday, 5 October 2018
A tale of two visions of Scotland's future
From my Daily Record column THIS is a tale of two commissions, two rival visions of the future which collide over the SNP conference...
Friday, 28 September 2018
So what happens to UK politics under Brexit? Read Scotland's menu.
From my Daily Record column after the Labour conference To find out what's happening in the UK, Westminster politicians really ought...
Monday, 24 September 2018
Corbyn - the speech he won't make
The weeks leading up to party conferences are when speechwriters really earn their corn. A leader’s speech is a moment of high jeo...
Friday, 14 September 2018
Katag MacLeod, Swordale, 1929 -2018
Katag MacLeod, Suardal Sometimes my father would lift a packet of sugar and remind us that the two pounds he held in his hand was...
Friday, 31 August 2018
Salmond's £80,000 warning to Sturgeon
From my Daily Record column Of course he has the money to pay for it. Court actions are for the rich and no one bothers the C...
Sunday, 26 August 2018
Runrig - the parting glass
From my Daily Record column So that was what Liam Clancy meant with “the parting glass”. When Malcolm Jones raised his guitar for t...
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