Apolitical: Interview with former Glasgow City Council leader Steven Purcell
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IN the latest episode of apolitical, former Labour councillor and leader of Glasgow City Council Steven Purcell talks about the current landscape for Scottish Labour and the prospect of an SNP-led council in Glasgow.
Topics discussed include:
His early interest in politics and the politicians that inspired him;
- The roles he held on Glasgow City Council and his rapid progression to Leader;
- His parliamentary ambitions;
- The truth behind allegations of gangland influence on council decisions;