I voted to leave in the European Union referendum of 2016.
I voted Yes in the Scottish independence referendum in 2014.
In 2013, I met the then First Minister Alex Salmond at a foodbank in Edinburgh.
I have watched Prime Minister’s Questions for some time and occasionally admired how eloquent an orator former premier David Cameron was.
It is 30 years this week since the poll tax was introduced in Scotland.
I bumped into a man at the Apex Hotel in Dundee who was carrying a copy of Social Security Scotland’s “charter”.
Theresa May has not had much to be positive about lately.
Brexit continues to dominate the political airtime.
Working with people in poverty is painful and powerful.
I was invited by writer Tara Osman to a performance of Food Bank As It Is at Assembly Roxy in Edinburgh.
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Last week I decided to stop for a few convivial pints of craft beer at Brewdog, which is one of the 50 living wage employers included in the city-wide action plan.
Councillor John Alexander, the leader of Dundee City Council, has had a difficult month following ongoing criticism and protests over local budget cuts.
The Evening Telegraph reported last week that some firms interested in opening retail outlets on our city’s Waterfront may be deterred due to the requirement to pay a real living wage of £9 per hour to employees.
The word “uncertainty” is used a lot just now.
A fortnight ago, within 24 hours of one another, I had two encounters at opposite ends of the economic spectrum.
The campaign for a people’s vote on Brexit burst on to the political agenda last April with the force of a freight train.
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Do you remember the last time you paused for a moment and wondered where the weeks, the months and the years have gone?
It was concerning to read in the Evening Telegraph about primary pupils in Angus sharing pornographic material between each other online.
Evening Telegraph reporter Jon Brady and I last week spoke to a homeless lady called Dawn following the news of an increase in homeless applications in Dundee.
I travelled to the Scottish Parliament last week for the budget meeting with members of the Scottish Unemployed Workers’ Network (SUWN).