The past twelve months (and prior) have seen several very popular blogs either shut down or change editorial hands. As the year draws to a close, what better opportunity to reflect on those bloggers “no longer with us”. Starring Iain Dale, Tom Harris, Derek Draper and others, we’ve finally completed our end-of-year video. This is our tribute […]

Glasgow North MP Ann McKechin has declared that she is to run in the Shadow Cabinet elections, Scrapbook can reveal. A lot has changed since we last wrote about the aspirant Scottish contenders with the woman tipped as the next Shadow Scottish Secretary declining to run. Meanwhile the blogosphere’s favourite, Tom Harris, spent five minutes […]

So freshman Liberal Democrat Julian Huppert has rankled Tom Harris with his patronising suggestion that MPs should undergo a science training course so that they are “able to understand the information they were being presented with”. With a PhD in biological chemistry, brainbox Huppert churned out papers on such accessible topics as the “Prevalence of quadruplexes in the […]

“I’m not really lovin’ it, no…”. This tweet from @TomHarrisMP sounded like the standard cryptic link to his latest post on the And another thing blog: But apparently not! Scrapbook can’t read Japanese Chinese, but it’s safe to say the site below does not feature an in depth analysis of the Yen’s decline to a two-week […]

Tom Harris wouldn’t want us to miss Auntie’s serialisation of his diaries, and has helpfully pointed his readers in the direction of the BBC radio listings: Removed to protective custody? Good to see the Labour whips haven’t lost any of their zeal.