Chris Huhne’s dramatic exit from politics should have been an embarrassment for the Liberal Democrats.
Given that the latest statistics show there have been more dips in the economy than at a fondue night, it was appropriate that the Prime Minister and his Chancellor were in Switzerland lately.
Charles Kennedy and Gordon Brown both Scottish, both former party leaders, both political tragedies in their own way, and both making rare appearances in parliament last week.
more than a quarter of a million working Scottish families almost a fifth of all households with at least one person in work will be hit by Westminster plans to cut tax credits, it has been claimed.
THIS weekend marks the 20th anniversary of Scotland’s worst oil spill, when the Braer oil tanker ran aground on Shetland.