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Semi-house trained polecats and all that

Labour whip David Wright has revealed himself to be a bit of a twit after describing Tories as ‘scum-sucking pigs’.
North Briton doesn’t object to his crude, unsubtle insults, but more to his ham-fisted attempts to wriggle out of it.

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Can Grayling go on like this?

It is often assumed that George Osborne is the weak link in the Tory chain, but maybe after all he isn’t.

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Boris and hypocrisy

It was quite a task to maintain a straight face this morning when North Briton read Boris Johnson's article in the Daily Telegraph this morning. It is clear the man has no shame at all.

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Truth, the whole truth and nothing but...

Former prime minister Tony Blair is certainly not someone for whom North Briton holds a torch. He was a deeply disappointing premier and the legacy of the Iraq war remains pretty horrific. But will we actually learn anything new?

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Have the Tories really changed?

David Cameron has tried, since being elected leader, to give the impression that the Conservative Party has changed. This strange little pressure group won't help

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