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The many faces of Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy

Is Jim Murphy's attempt to rebrand both himself and Scottish Labour too little too late?

By Pat Kane  

Jim Muprhy is attempting to rebrand both himself and the Scottish Labour party

It’s the photo opp that keeps on giving for the detractors of Jim Murphy MP, the newly elected leader of the Scottish Labour Party—his grinning embrace of one end of a black model submarine (the other end gamely held up by its Clydeside manufacturer).

To be scrupulously fair, it’s a less lethal version of the replacement for Trident that Murphy has (until now) so…

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