Beyond the Noise: Labourism vs the UK's incurable national questions
Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
THIS week, Jamieson speaks to Rory Scothorne and Ewan Gibbs, two Labour members who held a fringe meeting on confronting the Scottish national question at Scottish Labour conference, about the party's struggles to come to terms with national questions from Scotland to Europe and England.
Analysis: Un-magnificent 7 offer no answer to Britain's woes
The new group is unlikely to be able to generate success for their own project, but is that what the split is really about?
THE long-trailed quitting of the Labour party by a group of centrist MPs has finally occurred, but more as a whimper than a bang.
Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey all quit claiming to have been forced out by a mood of intolerance in the party.
Education experts: 'Impossible' to know whether attainment gap is closing
Educationalists tell the Scottish Parliament scrapping of the Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy will make flagship Scottish Government policy difficult to assess
- Education experts say scrapping of Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy makes it hard to measure changes in the educational attainment gap.
- Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy was scrapped by the Scottish Government in 2016 and replaced with Scottish National Standardised Assessments.