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Party leaders have gravely misunderstood Labour’s Scottish loss

In terms of the post-election flurry of results, resignations, analyses, and general confusion, 2015 has proven to be unparalleled in recent electoral history. But equally characteristic of the election has been general misunderstanding. The electorate’s decision to heavily punish the Liberal Democrats, who, in spite of flaws of which the student community need not be […]

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Labour accuse universities of “locking out” poorer students

Jim Murphy, leader of Scottish Labour, has criticised student recruitment at Scottish universities, particular the University of Edinburgh. Murphy, who is also MP for East Renfrewshire, said that higher education institutions across Scotland were responsible for “locking out” the majority of potential local students. Speaking at a meeting of his shadow cabinet in Edinburgh, he […]