Conservative student Joe Cawley, who readers (and Lothian and Borders Police) may recall, is organising a Tory outing to an exclusive Edinburgh nightspot tomorrow evening. Scrapbook cannot help but wonder… Will it culminate in a late-night trip up some scaffolding, a trip in a police car or both?

Regular readers may remember the tale of Joe Cawley, the student Tory whose drunken scaffold climbing landed him in trouble with the police. The story was made all the more fun when accompanied by a snap of the chair of Edinburgh Conservative Future in full-on tweedy hunting gear, shotguns thrown over his shoulders Lock Stock-style. The photo in question […]

A student was seen climbing a multi-storey scaffold in a residential area of the Scottish capital’s prestigious New Town in the early hours of this morning. Unfortunately for Joe Cawley, the Chair of Edinburgh Conservative Future, the people that saw him were the Lothian and Borders Police. To compound matters, he had already had his collar felt by the […]