The writing was on the wall. Having survived as the chair of the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee for more than a week following his outrageous comments on a gang rape, pressure from women’s charities and opposition parties has forced his hand. A motion tabled by Scottish Green Patrick Harvie said: That the Parliament condemns the […]

Big hat-tip to the New Statesman who’ve obtained a leaked transcript of the phone interview in which the Convenor of the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee and veteran Tory MSP Bill Aitken suggests that a Glasgow rape victim may have been a hooker. The outrageous remarks have led hundreds of Scots to join a Facebook group […]