Analysis: Williamson’s sacking shows the vulnerability of the British elite in the new tech wars
The sacking of Gavin Williamson as Defence Secretary exposes a dispute much bigger than his eccentricity and ego, David Jamieson finds
YOU could be forgiven for thinking the sacking of Gavin Williamson from his position as defence secretary represents either his own eccentricity and lack of quality as a minister, or merely a continuation of the chaotic regime of Theresa May, someone who has so evidently lost any authority over her cabinet, just as she has lost 48 ministers since June 2016, just as she has lost all control over the House of Commons.
Hundreds of jobs to be lost as Tata Steel Scottish plants set to close
Steel firm set to close two of Scotland's last remaining plants
TATA STEEL is expected to announce the closure of two of Scotland's three remaining steel plants with the loss of around 400 jobs.
The news emerged after weeks of turmoil for the UK's steel industry, which has seen 5,200 jobs go. The latest tranche of plant closure and job losses is expected to see around 1,800 workers lose their jobs UK-wide.
North Lanarkshire prepares to resist job cuts from Tata steel and austerity
Community campaign established to combat "devastating" impact on local economy
CAMPAIGNERS have established a new movement to defend communities in North Lanarkshire from the twin impact of the job losses at the Motherwell Tata steel works and job losses caused by cuts to the local authority.
North Lanarkshire Fights Back has been established by local residents after 225 job losses from the Tata steel plant in Motherwell and PS45m in cuts by North Lanarkshire Council were both announced within a week.