Garry Scott

Deputy Editor

I edit The Herald's opinion pages. I also edit the weekend Herald Magazine. I contribute columns on issues surrounding The Herald and media-related issues.

I edit The Herald's opinion pages. I also edit the weekend Herald Magazine. I contribute columns on issues surrounding The Herald and media-related issues.

Latest articles from Garry Scott

Watch out: The Americans are gunning for Scotland's single malt crown

You’ve got to love a state that has its own official dessert. Not just traditional treats, like we have with cranachan or clootie dumplings, but one which has been passed into law by the Maryland government following, I’m sure, many heated debates and hopefully a few tastings.

Garry Scott So what did Mhairi Black really mean when she called Westminster toxic?

Mhairi Black, deputy leader of the SNP in the House of Commons, announced this week that she will not contest the next election, describing Westminster as "outdated, sexist and toxic". The claim that the ramshackle House of Commons in London, which dates from 1852, is outdated will probably not surprise many of us who have witnessed its archaic shenanigans.

Garry Scott: Our politicians are rubbish nowadays - or are they?

It's a simple question but the answer might be rather complicated: Have our politicians got worse? As Britain struggles with a cost of living crisis – falling disposable incomes, high energy prices, rising taxes and interest rates – our politicians, north and south of the Border, don't seem to be up to the job.