Despite promising results in the rest of the UK there’s no denying that Labour’s showing in Scotland was an unmitigated disaster. Now begins a lengthy post mortem as well as the process of electing a new leader. With Iain Gray’s presumptive successor Andy Kerr, as well as fellow big-hitters Pauline McNeill and David Whitton all losing […]

Willie Bain, the new MP for Glasgow North East made his maiden speech earlier today. An edited video is available below. Bain used the opportunity to have a go at media stereotypes about Glasgow residents (in Scrapbook’s view a similar disservice is extended to most places north of Watford). Referring to  his new constituents, Bain said: While they […]

Apologies for the lack of blogging over the next 24-48 hours. Scrapbook is heading to bonnie Scotland to help out on polling day in Glasgow North East. In the meantime, why not sate yourself with this picture of Willie Bain on a digger. Will hopefully return with some decent tittle-tattle.