Gordon Brown warns millions will suffer from 'decade of decline' under the Tories
Gordon Brown was in Greenock on Saturday (27 May) on the campaign trail for next week's UK General Election in support of local Labour candidate Martin McCluskey
FORMER UK prime minister Gordon Brown has warned that the British people will be at least £1,000 a year worse off in an event of a Tory election victory.
SNP renews calls for accountability over “illegal” Iraq war following Gordon Brown comments
Former Labour PM Gordon Brown has said in a new book that the US lied to the UK about Iraq
EXTRACTS FROM former prime minister Gordon Brown’s new book, My Life, Our Times, in which he says that the UK was “misled on the existence of WMDs [Weapons of Mass Destruction]” in Iraq by the US have led to renewed calls for accountability over the Iraq war.
Brown, who was chancellor at the time, in 2003, voted for the war in which an estimated 179 British people, 316 Americans and over 100,000 Iraqis died over an eight-year period, costing Britain £9.2bn.
Gordon Brown to advise on economic strategy for trillion-dollar US investment company
The former Prime Minister will advise the board of Pimco alongside other famous figures of the finance world
GORDON BROWN, the former Labour Chancellor and Prime Minister who oversaw the PS500bn bank bailout, is to join the California-based global investment management company Pimco.
Gordon Brown hits out at cuts - 2 days after Labour vote to keep tax credits out of the #ScotlandBill
Brown intervenes as Tory austerity axe falls
FORMER Prime Minister Gordon Brown has condemned Conservative plans to cut tax credits, despite Labour this week voting with the Conservatives to stop Scotland gaining control of the benefit .
Gordon Brown: Tories are betraying the vow, Scotland and the poor
Former prime minister warns Tories will "blow the union apart"
THE TORY FAILURE to deliver what was promised to Scotland during the independence referendum threatens a betrayal that "could blow the Union apart", according to former prime minister and key anti-independence campaigner Gordon Brown.
Speaking in Glasgow yesterday [Thursday 9 October], Brown raised fears that the vow on further powers - which led to the Smith Commission - was being betrayed by David Cameron, especially over powers to improve social security.
Friends like these: We look at the records of the Corbyn interventionists
Party grandees and leadership contenders warn of disaster under leftist Jeremy Corbyn
WITH Labour figures from former prime ministers to leadership contenders lining up to criticise Jeremy Corbyn, some are now speculating that, as author Will Self recently said , "Labour is too broad a church".
Jock Thamson-Bairn: That was the weak that was
CommonSpace's weekend columnist Jock Thamson-Bairn rounds up the week
IT was a week that began as had the previous weeks. National newspapers, in full 50 Shades of Grey mode, trying to whip their readers into a frenzy of fear over the SNP - or as the party is known down south, Alex Salmond.
Some of the statements in the press and in blogs were borderline racist. In fact, if you remove the word 'nationalists' from after the word 'Scottish', the statements take on a sinister tone. Try it.
Analysis: Curran calls in the heavyweights but will it be enough to save her?
Labour's faltering support could mean the end for a generation of their politicians
It was perhaps fitting that Margaret Curran launched her campaign for re-election in Calton Parkhead Church.
With the polls looking as they are, it may only be divine intervention that can save the Labour MP from losing her Glasgow East seat.