News in brief

Published: September 25, 2015
Written by Ian Hernon

The latest official figures showed that manufacturing output is weakening. Factory output contracted by 0.8 per cent in the three-month period ending July.

‘Give principle a chance’

Published: August 10, 2015
Written by Martin Gostwick

This rallying call electrifying the Labour leadership campaign south of the border is exciting progressive forces in Scotland too, finds Martin Gostwick

John Street’s Diary August 7

Published: August 7, 2015
Written by John Street

Interim Labour leader Harriet Harman marked her last attendance at the party’s National Executive Committee an ignominious farewell.