IN his speech to the party at their conference in Dundee,

the Scottish Labour leader continued to disappoint.

His “radical agenda” for reform in Scotland consists mostly of measures currently outside the gift of Holyrood powers, yet he continues to oppose a referendum on Scottish independence.

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He once again repeated the policy of devolving greater powers to Scotland, but forgets that we have been promised bread tomorrow before and his party failed to deliver.

In any event, with Labour still lagging behind in the opinion polls, the chances of his party being in power in the near future are slim.

The reputation of the Labour Party in Scotland would be enhanced if they worked for the good of Scotland and supported self-determination, instead of counting the number of seats in Westminster they would lose if we are no longer part of the UK.

Pete Rowberry