This week I am joined via Zoom by one of the nicest people in Scottish politics, Glasgow North East MP Anne McLaughlin. Anne won the seat from Labour’s Willie Bain in 2015 on the biggest swing ever recorded in a UK General Election. She lost it in 2017 to Labour’s Paul Sweeney, but regained it in the General Election in December last year. We chat about her experiences as an MP, how things have changed between her first stint in Parliament and the second. We also discuss prospects for independence, her confidence that we’ll get another referendum, and much more besides.
Direct link to the podcast if the embedding doesn’t work for you – click here https://soundcloud.com/user-291670852/dugcast-from-the-dughoose-with-anne-mclaughlin-mp
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