A few you might have missed on Labour Hame:
- The lexicon of Labour politics – Scottish Labour Chair Jamie Glackin faced up to the ‘challenges’ for ‘ordinary working families’ and found opportunities and important work to do.
- Labour for Scotland – Jamie Kerr, a member of the new campaign group, wrote about its origins and intentions.
- After dissatisfaction, hope – Neil Findlay MSP, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, and Tommy Kane, both members of the Red Paper Collective, argued for a Labour response to the referendum result.
- Scottish culture and the Labour Party – Norma Austin Hart, Vice-Convenor of Culture and Sport in Edinburgh Council, asked whether culture is still at the core of everything we do.
- BOCTNN – an unconvinced socialist looks at Labour for Scotland – Stephen Low was unconvinced by the statement issued by the new campaign group.
It’s fair to say that last piece stirred up a lot of discussion and debate, both here and on Facebook and Twitter. And that’s what we’re here to do! Thanks to all contributors this week.
A few you might have missed from elsewhere:
- Kippered – Ian Smart’s unflinching criticism of where Labour finds itself in its attempt to address the threat of UKIP.
- Scottish Fabians AGM – the democratic think tank announces its Annual General Meeting.
- Help prevent the million from becoming missing again – Kate Higgins on the reality of voter registration and why suits don’t always suit.
- No time to be missing targets on mental health – Cat Headley on the disappointing response from the Scottish Government to missing targets on mental health treatment.
- Decent Work, Dignified Lives – speeches and presentations – the STUC’s excellent A Better Way blog rounds up what was presented at their conference this week.
- The referendum legacy – John Curtice crunches the TNS numbers and paints a fascinating picture of engagement.
- Challenging poverty – Dave Watson on Poverty Challenge Week.
Next week we’ll have more referendum ruminations, some Gaelic, and a whole lot more. And don’t forget, you are warmly invited to write for Labour Hame – just click on Contribute and get in touch! Look forward to hearing from you.