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​​University of Glasgow students elected to Scottish councils

9th May 2022

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to two University of Glasgow students who have been elected as councillors in the 2022 local elections to represent their communities. On Thursday, 5 May 2022, Scottish council elections took place to fill 1,227 seats across all 32 Scottish local authorities. Two successful candidates include Chloé Robertson (SNP) who was elected ...


Cleaning up the system – whose fault is it anyway?

5th May 2022

An exclusive with Kezia Dugdale: Director of the John Smith Centre. Glasgow is amidst another local election cycle. We’ve seen this before. Fanfare, spectacle, the red carpet dusted off to entice you to vote. The usual campaign hullabaloo has once again arrived, but it’s not been hard to detect the cloud of apathy on campus. ...


Have Labour lost it?

10th March 2022

 Writer Isobel Adams looks at comments recently made by the deputy of the Labour party, and explores what the wider implications for the party are. Last month, Angela Rayner, deputy leader of the Labour party, suggested that the London Metropolitan Police should “shoot your terrorists” first and “ask questions second”. Rayner received extensive criticism for ...


New year, new Labour, and the return of Jezza

9th February 2022

It’s no secret that the Labour Party is in a state of crisis, losing support in almost every area it could once call home. The Keir Starmer leadership seems less interested in tackling the Tories than in forcing out any young, left-wing, or working-class members within their ranks. An estimated 200,000 people have left the ...


Scottish Labour in row over GUU monarchy debate

21st September 2021

Scottish Labour confronted by Tories after MSPs debated abolition of the monarchy for a Freshers’ Week event Two Scottish Labour MSPs have sparked controversy after arguing for the abolition of the monarchy last Friday at the GUU’s Freshers’ show debate. This prompted a response from Scottish Tories who believed this to be a genuine reflection ...