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Holyrood 426 / 3 June 2019

Holyrood 426 / 3 June 2019

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Spotlight on the Tory leadership contest. Plus ‘Women in the Workplace’ including interviews with Ruth Maguire, convener of the Equalities & Human Rights Committee, and Alison Rose, author of the Rose Review. And interview with Sabir Zazai, the chief executive of the Scottish Refugee Council, on the resolution of his battle with the home office.

3 Editor’s note

There are two tribes in Scottish Labour and Leonard’s failing has perhaps been in not coming down hard enough on dissent.

6  Roundup

Pictures and numbers from the past two weeks

8 Talking Point

Women’s football is a shining light compared to the men’s game

9 Digital Highlights

The best of Twitter and Holyrood’s online content

10 Political Spotlight

The EU election was the end of May

13   Overview: Women in Work

The pay gap is about more than tackling equal pay 

18   Interview: Ruth Maguire

An exclusive interview with the Convener of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee

22   Special Feature: Alison Rose

The RBS commercial and private banking chief on supporting women into business

24   Political Interview: Sabir Zazai

The chief executive of the Scottish Refugee Council on his battle with the Home Office

29   Regional Spotlight: West Scotland & Glasgow

The west of Scotland has seen significant regeneration over the past two decades and there is much more planned for the future

34 Getting to Know You

Adam Tomkins sings in solitude           

36 Awards Shortlist

Who is up for a Holyrood political award?         

38 Comment

Laura Kelly on the women who have led the UK           

40 Diary

Labour woes, toilet humour and Michelle Ballantyne’s approach to speech writing

41 Politicians & Their Pets

Iain Gray and trainee guide dog Giles

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