WHERE TO NOW? THE POST ELECTION QUESTION EVERYONE IS ASKING

“It is said the purging was overseen by the last leader, Alex Salmond. Previously, Catholic Labour voters would have given the SNP a wide berth, seeing it as a force likely to turn Scotland into another Northern Ireland, where Catholics would be a permanent minority. But the SNP, it seems, is no longer a cold place for Catholics. It would be interesting to learn the details of this transformation. If the Catholic working classes of Scotland are backing the SNP and independence, they must not be worried that an Independent Scotland will reduce them to second class citizens.” … More WHERE TO NOW? THE POST ELECTION QUESTION EVERYONE IS ASKING

CORBYN MUST GO, SAYS JACKIE BAILLIE MSP

“This election was nothing short of catastrophic for the Labour Party across the United Kingdom. We failed to have a clear position on the two biggest constitutional issues facing our communities – Brexit and Scottish independence.  Clearly Jeremy Corbyn needs to resign. If our Party is to survive we need to take a long hard look at ourselves and the verdict of voters. … More CORBYN MUST GO, SAYS JACKIE BAILLIE MSP

IRISH TIMES TAKE ON BRITISH ELECTION

Johnson has won a strange kind of victory. It has created a stable majority for a very unstable character. Johnson will not become any less of a chancer. The focus groups of Labour voters in those battleground constituencies that so accurately foreshadowed the result showed them using words like “liar”, “buffoon” and even “idiot” about Johnson – but still saying they liked him and would vote for him. … More IRISH TIMES TAKE ON BRITISH ELECTION

CHRISTMAS AT CONCORD COMMUNITY CINEMA

The Musicals season continues at 1.30pm on Wednesday 18th December in the Concord Centre, Dumbarton, with the screening of LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME (1955)  starring Doris Day, James Cagney and Cameron Mitchell.  Non members admitted for £3 where seats available to include tea and buns after the film.  Sweet Success Café open from 1pm. Then the Classics season continues at 7.30pm on Friday 20th December with the screening of CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT (1945) starring Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan. Non members admitted for £3 where seats available. Sweet Success Café open from 7pm. … More CHRISTMAS AT CONCORD COMMUNITY CINEMA