Minister talks partnership but neglects trade unions
- Still leader of the Scottish Thingummy. Brown, Tom // New Statesman;01/22/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4521, p36
Looks at the criticism made by Scottish Members of the Parliament to Scotland Minister Henry McLeish. Statement made by McLeish which drew reactions from politicians; Discussion on the problem facing McLeish.
- The S-word returns to Scotland. Brown, Tom // New Statesman;02/05/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4523, p36
Examines the political and social views of Scotland First Minister Henry McLeish. Reputation of McLeish; Information on his political career; Issues which McLeish use to build his influence and power in Scotland; Politicians who helped his ascension to power.
- "McConnell never read the McLeish book". Whelan, Charlie // New Statesman;3/1/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4677, p19
Reports on former Scottish first minister, Henry McLeish's book which is being serialised in the "Daily Record." Accusations by McLeish that his successor, Jack "the Knife" McConnell is a devious political schemer; Comments or the lack thereof from new first Minister McConnell; Question of why...
- Piece of cake. Platt, S. // New Statesman & Society;9/6/91, Vol. 4 Issue 167, p17
Recounts the author's meeting with delegates at this year's TUC at the new Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. How they feel about the conference; Thoughts on national trade union leaders; Projected election results.
- Nationalists who won't nationalise. Baxter, Sarah // New Statesman & Society;8/27/93, Vol. 6 Issue 267, p21
Discusses the political landscape in Scotland. Scottish National Party's (SNO) failure to unseat the Tories in the election; Labour and Lib Dems' performance; Grave disappointment; Challenging the well-worn excuses for losing; Repositioning the SNP; Arguments against demand management and in...
- Britain's family quarrel. Gelb, N. // New Leader;12/2/91, Vol. 74 Issue 13, p5
Studies the ongoing conflicts between Scotland and England. How the Scots have long resisted the political ties that have bound them to the rest of Britain since 1707; Why Scotland continues to remain a discrete entity in the United Kingdom, particularly in its judicial and educational systems;...
- Scotland and the politics of devolution: A patchy past, a hazy future. Brand, Jack // Parliamentary Affairs;Jan93, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p38
Discusses the defeat of a referendum on devolution in Scotland. Victory of anti-devolution Conservatives in 1992 elections; Historical roots of the problem and future implications. The need for a stronger sense of national identity; Lack of skillful leadership.
- The cruelty of politics. // New Statesman;08/15/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4347, p5
Comments on the dysfunctional politics in Scotland. Suicide of Gordon McMaster; Labour Party's determination to rid itself of scandals and charges of cronyism; Failure of Scottish politics to live up to people's expectations; Politicians' combination of ruthless personal competition and a...
- The snarling noises expected of Scotties. Pearce, E. // New Statesman & Society;1/17/92, Vol. 5 Issue 185, p31
Comments on the response of Scots to the closing of the Ravenscraig steel works. Attitudes of Ian Lang and the Scottish Labour MPs; Flaws in their efforts to blame the Conservative Party.