Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's contributing editor (Scotland).
The former New Labour minister is perfectly placed to lay the foundations for an En Marche! style revolution from the centre.
Are voters comfortable with the SNP’s tinkering or is there an appetite for Labour’s wolfish stance?
The First Minister may end up winning the battle and losing the war.
Sturgeon welcomed Teach First north of the border, but the educational establishment decided otherwise.
The leader of the Scottish Tories is looking closely at how Boris Johnson used his tenure as Mayor of London.
A modest increase for high earners has emphasised the Holyrood goverment's progressive credentials.
In protesting the Brexit deal, devolved nations were joined by the mayors of England’s big cities.
Taking the party further to the left is an electoral risk – and could perpetuate its ongoing ideological saga.
The Scottish government looks set to raise taxes. The impact will be both economic and psychological.
Surely Britain can do better than this.