Disgraced Ex Assistant Metropolitan Commissioner Bob Quick – His and Gordon Brown’s Participation In The Damian Green Whistle-Blower Witch-Hunt Fiasco – No Mention Of Computer Porn

            July 1985; Gordon Brown, “The Leaker” Sets The Standard For Jim Murphy And Fellow Labour Politicians To Follow During his long years in opposition Brown became a regular conduit for publicising confidential documents leaked to him by civil servants and he was admired for the way he could putContinue reading “Disgraced Ex Assistant Metropolitan Commissioner Bob Quick – His and Gordon Brown’s Participation In The Damian Green Whistle-Blower Witch-Hunt Fiasco – No Mention Of Computer Porn”

Who’s Pulling Murphy’ Strings? It’s a Fallacy

Murphy is able to claim autonomy for the Scottish Labour branch in the areas where Westminster has devolved authority. This is a must have since to be otherwise would place Murphy at a disadvantage to the SNP. So, the argument advanced by Murphy that only Labour can ensure removal of a Conservative government is aContinue reading “Who’s Pulling Murphy’ Strings? It’s a Fallacy”

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Is Taken Apart By European MEP’s

March 24 2009; European Parliament, Strasbourg – British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Is Taken Apart By European MEP’s An unelected Prime Minister, never elected to office who forced through the Westminster parliament ratification of the ill judged European treaty setting aside a clear Labour Party manifesto commitment allowing the British electorate the decision in aContinue reading “British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Is Taken Apart By European MEP’s”

Scottish Labour Party – Bridging the gap – Jim i’ll Fix It

1. Scottish Labour Implement their biggest shake-up in 100 years in a bid to take the fight to the SNP a. Devolution of power to the Scottish party has been agreed. The changes will re-orient the Scottish Party to Holyrood, basing constituency parties on Holyrood boundaries rather than Westminster ones, uniting MPs and MSPs withContinue reading “Scottish Labour Party – Bridging the gap – Jim i’ll Fix It”

The Parkhead Townscape Heritage Initiative – Lest We Forget – Many Questions Unanswered

The Parkhead Townscape Heritage Initiative 1. Was a £4 million five year plan, with the aim of repairing and bringing back to use landmark buildings, vacant shop units and enhancement to the public realm. Other public funded bodies in the initiative included Glasgow City Council, East End Partnership, East End SIP, Communities Scotland, Celtic FootballContinue reading “The Parkhead Townscape Heritage Initiative – Lest We Forget – Many Questions Unanswered”

Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 5 – 2014 – 2015 City Council In Need of Clear Out

1. March 1 2014; Glasgow’s homeless hostel scandal. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/mar/01/scotland-poverty-homeless-bellgrove-glasgow a. The appalling conditions in the Bellgrove hotel are a horrifying reminder of how we treat our poorest and most defeated citizens. You walk past it on the way to Celtic Park on a match day, barely noticing it but knowing that it exists in theContinue reading “Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 5 – 2014 – 2015 City Council In Need of Clear Out”

Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 4 – 2013 A Year of Misconduct and Scandal

1. January 18 2013; City Council leader’s future in doubt over sex act http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/fears-for-glasgow-council-leaders-future-over-sex-act.19955589 a. Glasgow City Council leader Gordon Matheson, 46, was apprehended by officers after they witnessed him carrying out the act in a car on the city’s south side. The council confirmed police reported the matter to the procurator fiscal but itContinue reading “Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 4 – 2013 A Year of Misconduct and Scandal”

The Sin of Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 3 – 2011-2012 Years of Scandal & Massive Pay-Offs

1. June 3 2011; Former MSP Frank McAveety urged to throw his hat into the ring as council candidate for Glasgow Council 2012. In reply to a lukewarm report indicating McAveety might return a local voter offered advice. a. Anonymous; I found your recent post somewhat bemusing. I’m a committed and dedicated Labour Party activistContinue reading “The Sin of Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 3 – 2011-2012 Years of Scandal & Massive Pay-Offs”

The Sin of Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 2 – 2010 A Year of Turmoil and Scandal

1. February 18 2010; SPT Chief Executive Ron Culley stands down after expenses row a. Last week the Glasgow-based Regional Transit Agency lost its Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive. Labour Councillors Alistair Watson and Davie McLachlan and Chief Executive Ron Culley after it emerged the quango had spent more than £117,573 on expenses, £49,000Continue reading “The Sin of Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 2 – 2010 A Year of Turmoil and Scandal”

The Sin of Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 1- Up to 2008- Read it and Weep

1. The Sin of Silence in the Face of Wrong-Doing in Public Office Makes Cowards Out of Honest Men. a. Glasgow City Council became one of the newly created single tier local authorities in 1996, under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994,[1] with boundaries somewhat different from those of the City of Glasgow districtContinue reading “The Sin of Silence in Sin City Glasgow Part 1- Up to 2008- Read it and Weep”