With former cabinet minister Alastair Carmichael fighting an election court case and standards watchdog inquiry after he lied about attempts to damage Nicola Sturgeon with dodgy leaked memo, the SNP have been positively salivating at the prospect of the Lib Dems’ last MP in Scotland being a guinea pig for the Recall of MPs Act:

The Tories’ minister for the so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’ has floundered when asked to explain why he hasn’t bothered to visit a steelworks which closed down this week — attempting to blame his absence on media interviews before it was pointed out that the press were gathered, errrr, outside the steelworks itself: Radio 5: People have asked me here why they […]