The 2017 General election debacle had Murrell been the chief strategist of any political party other than the SNP he would have been given his marching orders. Incredulously the First Minister awarded him a massive pay rise and an extended contract.

Devolved Government in Scotland The introduction of a Scottish parliament in 1999, with devolved powers (forced on the UK government by the EC) should have been a game changer. For the first time in 300 years Scots were to have a forum allowing discussion of matters local to Scotland over which their elected representatives would […]