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Sturgeon gives emotional response to question about testing in care homes [Video]

Sturgeon gives emotional response to question about testing in care homes

Nicola Sturgeon appeared to become emotional as she answered a question on testing care home residents for coronavirus. The First Minister was responding to a question by Scottish Labour MSP Neil..

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Keir Starmer distances himself from Scottish Labour civil war

keir starmer distances himself from scottish labour civil war
The UK Labour leader's office said he had a 'good working relationship' with Richard Leonard but said the issue of leadership was for the Scottish party to decide.
Daily Record - Published

Fourth Labour MSP calls on party leader Richard Leonard to quit

fourth labour msp calls on party leader richard leonard to quit
Mark Griffin has also resigned as social security spokesperson for Scottish Labour.
Daily Record - Published Also reported by •Belfast Telegraph

Richard Leonard defies ‘disgruntled’ MSPs demanding his resignation

Richard Leonard has insisted he will lead Scottish Labour in next year’s Holyrood election campaign, despite mounting calls for him to quit.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

MSPs call for Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard to quit

Three Scottish Labour MSPs say the party faces "catastrophe" unless Richard Leonard stands down.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

Scottish Labour’s plight also hurts the cause of the union

Politics north of the River Tweed is heating up ahead of elections in May
FT.com - Published

Scots want to hear more on the economy and less about independence, says Leonard

scots want to hear more on the economy and less about independence, says leonard
The Scottish Labour leader backed the prospect of legal action against those involved in the transfer of patients with Covid from hospital into care homes.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour unveils plan to 'transform' Scottish economy

Up to 130,000 jobs could be created by "bold" plans to tackle the economic and climate crises, Scottish Labour says.
BBC News - Published

Scottish Labour will campaign against IndyRef2 at next year's Holyrood elections

scottish labour will campaign against indyref2 at next year's holyrood elections
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard said he is going nowhere despite criticism from some members over the party's performance ahead of the 2021 election.
Daily Record - Published

Richard Leonard under pressure as leaked report says Scottish Labour in "peril"

richard leonard under pressure as leaked report says scottish labour in peril
The report also claimed the party's federalism policy has “limited cut-through" with voters.
Daily Record - Published

Poll shows SNP on course for huge Holyrood win as backing for independence rises

poll shows snp on course for huge holyrood win as backing for independence rises
The snapshot also makes grim reading for Scottish Labour and the Tories
Daily Record - Published

Pressure mounts on John Swinney for exam results U-turn

Scottish Labour and the Children's Commissioner have urged John Swinney to return pupils' grades to those predicted by their teachers.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

Jim Murphy makes no mention of time as Scottish Labour leader on his website

jim murphy makes no mention of time as scottish labour leader on his website
The former MP for East Renfrewshire glosses over his time in charge of Scottish Labour, which saw the party almost wiped out at Westminster.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour is headed for another disaster unless they dump Richard Leonard

scottish labour is headed for another disaster unless they dump richard leonard
Senior Labour figures look enviously at the decision to replace Jackson Carlaw, but they don't do anything about it themselves.
Daily Record - Published

TV legend Archie Macpherson calls on 'invisible' Richard Leonard to step down

tv legend archie macpherson calls on 'invisible' richard leonard to step down
Macpherson said Scottish Labour had become a 'nostalgic cult' under Leonard and urged Keir Starmer to intervene.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour leader launches plans to create a National Care Service

scottish labour leader launches plans to create a national care service
Richard Leonard and his party seeking the views of the public, especially people with experience of the care system
Daily Record - Published

Labour veteran calls on Richard Leonard to step down and 'put party first'

labour veteran calls on richard leonard to step down and 'put party first'
Lord Foulkes said Scottish Labour needed “credible leadership” to take on the SNP but claimed Leonard was not breaking through with voters.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish bus maker firm could cut 650 jobs due to coronavirus pressures

scottish bus maker firm could cut 650 jobs due to coronavirus pressures
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard called for action as the country's economy "teeters on the precipice."
Daily Record - Published

Frank McAveety to stand down as Labour leader on Glasgow City Council

frank mcaveety to stand down as labour leader on glasgow city council
The Scottish Labour stalwart will remain as a councillor on the country's largest local authority but says it's time for new leadership at the City Chambers.
Daily Record - Published

Explain scientific reasoning for reopening schools in Scotland, Labour demands

explain scientific reasoning for reopening schools in scotland, labour demands
Scottish Labour said staff and pupils had a right to hear the scientific reasoning to give them the confidence to return.
Daily Record - Published

Holyrood needs to create a better jobs scheme for our people

holyrood needs to create a better jobs scheme for our people
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard says the announcements so far have fallen short of what is required
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour to boycott Facebook this month in hate speech protest

scottish labour to boycott facebook this month in hate speech protest
The party will not take out adverts on the platform as part of a growing international campaign
Daily Record - Published

Coronavirus: Arts sector won't recover from pandemic without government support, Scottish Labour says

Scottish Labour has called on government to provide 'creative arts recovery package' to help industry
Independent - Published

Ex Labour candidate says staying in party like being in 'abusive relationship'

ex labour candidate says staying in party like being in 'abusive relationship'
Angela Feeney claimed her life was a 'living hell' during her time with Scottish Labour.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour to produce plan for national care service in the summer

scottish labour to produce plan for national care service in the summer
Growing calls have been made to move away from a profit based system of care home ownership
Daily Record - Published

Keir Starmer backs Scottish Labour over "hardline" opposition to indyref2

keir starmer backs scottish labour over hardline opposition to indyref2
The Labour leader said the UK is on the verge of an economic crisis and said independence is the wrong move.
Daily Record - Published

Former Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray to quit Holyrood

East Lothian MSP Iain Gray announces he will stand down from Holyrood ahead of the 2021 election.
BBC News - Published

Iain Gray will step down at the Holyrood election next year

iain gray will step down at the holyrood election next year
The former Scottish Labour leader has been East Lothian MSP since 2007.
Daily Record - Published

Nicola Sturgeon in care home test stat blunder row

nicola sturgeon in care home test stat blunder row
Scottish Labour's health spokeswoman Monica Lennon said "mistakes and muddles are piling up and cannot be ignored".
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour to go into 2021 election opposed to indyref2

The party's leader Richard Leonard says the focus should be on rebuilding after Covid-19, not another referendum.
BBC News - Published

Scottish Labour pledge to fight IndyRef2 likely to spark party infighting

scottish labour pledge to fight indyref2 likely to spark party infighting
Leader Richard Leonard says: “Scottish Labour wants to unite the country by offering a way forward which proposes change, and so rejects the status quo but rejects as well the SNP’s programme for..
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour reiterates opposition to second independence referendum

Scottish Labour will go into next year’s Holyrood election opposed to a second independence referendum, its leader Richard Leonard has confirmed.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

There is no appetite for the creation of a separate state

there is no appetite for the creation of a separate state
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has written exclusively for the Daily Record about his party's constitutional offering.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour to toughen opposition to indyref2 at party summit

scottish labour to toughen opposition to indyref2 at party summit
Richard Leonard will instead talk up Labour's alternative to independence.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Government 'generating headlines rather than delivering for workers'

scottish government 'generating headlines rather than delivering for workers'
The Scottish Labour leader claimed promises on wages, testing, and PPE were either delivered late or not at all.
Daily Record - Published

Nicola Sturgeon 'should give daily Covid-19 updates in Scottish Parliament'

nicola sturgeon 'should give daily covid-19 updates in scottish parliament'
The Scottish Labour leader said MSPs were not being given enough opportunities to question the fight against coronavirus.
Daily Record - Published

Former Scottish Labour leader ‘relieved’ after winning court battle over ‘homophobic’ tweets

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has shared her relief at winning a legal battle against a blogger who spread “hatred and homophobia” online. For the past two years Dugdale has been..
PinkNews - Published

Wings over Scotland blogger loses Kezie Dugdale 'homophobic tweet' appeal

Stuart Campbell is told criticism of his tweets by former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale were "fair comment".
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

14 residents die at coronavirus-hit Scots care home as operator comes under fire

14 residents die at coronavirus-hit scots care home as operator comes under fire
HC One reported the loss of life at the Orchard Care Home in Tullibody as Scottish Labour highlighted the worrying spread of the bug in Clackmannanshire.
Daily Record - Published

Kelly MSP fears parliament is being sidelined

kelly msp fears parliament is being sidelined
Scottish Labour MSP James Kelly has raised concerns that parliament is being sidelined during the coronavirus pandemic.
Daily Record - Published

Dumbarton MSP Jackie Baillie returns to Scottish Labour frontbench

dumbarton msp jackie baillie returns to scottish labour frontbench
She will act as the party's finance spokesperson and co-ordinate next year's election campaign.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard's uncle died of coronavirus in care home

scottish labour leader richard leonard's uncle died of coronavirus in care home
Leonard revealed the personal tragedy at First Minister's Questions
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour reshuffle sees Jackie Baillie return as party finance chief

scottish labour reshuffle sees jackie baillie return as party finance chief
Baillie has been given the influential post weeks after winning the deputy leadership contest
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour will make decision on Indyref2, says new shadow chancellor

scottish labour will make decision on indyref2, says new shadow chancellor
Anneliese Dodds gave Scottish Labour party leader Richard Leonard her full support.
Daily Record - Published

Care home stops admitting residents after '15 die from coronavirus in a month'

care home stops admitting residents after '15 die from coronavirus in a month'
The Crosslet House Nursing Home will not take in any new residents after calls from Scottish Labour deputy leader Jackie Baillie who was contacted by a whistle-blower.
Daily Record - Published


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