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Harry Reid

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I'm a Glaswegian but was brought up in Aberdeen, where I became a supporter of the Dons.  Still am, despite everything. Studied history at Oxford, then a year at Newcastle learning (allegedly) how to be a journalist. Then the Scotsman for 12 years, then The Herald, latterly as editor. Received the Lord Provost of Glasgow’s Medal for “giving Glasgow a voice”. Retired in 2001 but  in 2004 asked to write a weekly column. I've written books on the Church of Scotland, the Scottish Press, Scottish football and the Reformation.

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  • John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, is an eloquent and passionate man. His attack on the Coalition Government – and big business – for ignoring the plight of millions of underpaid employees is perhaps ill-timed, as the politicians are about to depart on their long summer break, but his point is very well made. It has become impossible in many parts of the UK to live a decent life on the pitiful wages that so many receive for their hard and honest work.

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Harry Reid

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