Patrick Harvie, MSP and co-convenor of the Scottish Greens has today said that the Labour candidate selection for the Holyrood election shows a "party out of ideas, out of energy and out of time".
Patrick Harvie, MSP and co-convenor of the Scottish Greens, has today argued that latest predictions of the scale and pace of future oil platform closures show an urgent need to accelerate efforts to secure decommissioning projects in the North Sea.
The ongoing contest for the “anti-austerity” crown in Scottish politics has reached a new intensity this week. Only the Tories aren’t in this game – even if some of the rest have a pretty weak hand to play.
But opposing austerity doesn’t just mean knowing who to blame. It means acting. Whatever view you take of the Scottish Government’s financial record to date, over the coming years it will be increasingly clear that public services will suffer hugely if budgets keep being squeezed.