Gregor Murray will walk into a Dundee City Council planning committee meeting this evening as an Independent councillor for the first time since being elected in 2012.
Last week, I met the chairman of Welfare Scotland, Rob McDowall.
There is an emerging constituency of men and women living on restricted incomes who are becoming increasingly frustrated with politicians failing to act on their concerns.
Last week, I spoke to Milly. She is a benefit claimant in receipt of Universal Credit and has used her local foodbank twice in the last month.
Dundee City Council is one of a number of local authorities in Scotland to have produced and published contingency plans should the United Kingdom leave the European Union without a deal.
Scotland has the worst drugs problem in the western world, according to statistics released last week.
A terminally ill mother and grandmother with stage four ovarian cancer was left with just £6 to survive after being told she did not qualify for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) she was already receiving.
I owe the life of my four-year-old daughter and wife to our National Health Service.
There is a new and long overdue strand of literature emerging from the rise of the working-class author.
One of the big political stories from last week was the publicity surrounding the cohort of 29 Brexit Party elected members turning their backs during the EU’s anthem in Strasbourg.
Imagine this: It is that point in the month when your income is due to drop into your bank account.
And then there were two.
In 2014, a political enthusiast and close friend living in London called me as she observed the increasing intensity of support for independence and asked what was going on in Scotland.
Dundee will become the first city in Scotland to launch the Pause initiative.
I was taken aback by the poll that 75% of Tele readers oppose the smacking ban.
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I have said before that our city is caught between two narratives – a story of austerity and another of prosperity.
While having lunch with the team at the Reconnection Project last week, I met Derek who, until recently, would have described himself as a hermit.
It is 10 years since I first met Dave when he appeared at the door of Dundee Foodbank.
I was moved by the tragic story of 81-year-old Joy Worrall, who took her life after being left with only £5 to survive.
Last week I received my first election communication of 2019.