Dugcast fae the dughoose – with Anne McLaughlin

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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4 comments on “Dugcast fae the dughoose – with Anne McLaughlin

  1. […] Wee Ginger Dug Dugcast fae the dughoose – with Anne McLaughlin This week I am joined via Zoom by one of the nicest people in Scottish politics, […]

  2. Bob Lamont says:

    What a wonderfully honest exchange with Anne, superb podcast…

  3. Dr Jim says:

    A friendly happy sounding woman, not terribly surprising why she won, I hope she and we don’t have to wait all that long for what we want though

  4. Hamish100 says:

    Have faith and have some trust… we all want independence. Sums it up for me.

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