Scottish Labour: what you need to know about the leadership election

This Saturday, the party will announce its new leader north of the border

By Josh Lowe  

Neil Findlay (left) and Jim Murphy (right), two of the candidates battling for the Scottish Labour leadership. © Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Why should I care?

Assuming you’re not a Scottish Labour party member, you should care because Labour’s fate in Scotland will heavily influence the makeup of our next parliament.

For election observers based in “rUK, ” Scottish politics has long seemed as reliable as the…

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