“We now know what the UK is going to look like in the final years before we reach those irreversible climate tipping points and the planet stops caring how fast our economy is growing. With Scottish elections and possibly another independence referendum now looming, it’s time for the various parties to show their support for an alternative future”

Analysis: UK Budget 2021



“Food – good food – is not a luxury, and there is nothing you can do, no one you can be, that justifies being deprived of it. The matter must be put beyond question.”

Sean Bell: Food is everything




“Slowly, too slowly, Scotland has been adopting the tools used by other countries that have avoided what the virus has done here. To say this isn’t an improvement would be wrong, but to say that we have been fine without them is worse.”

Analysis: Counting the Covid cost



“The Bayoh family themselves have been fighting for five years, and this inquiry would arguably not have come to be without their brave efforts. It is hard to imagine they will not remain resolute in their determination to see justice, no matter how long it takes.”

A tale of two inquiries