SNP and Labour after May 7th - Coalition? Confidence & supply? Issue by issue?
I'm totally against coalition (remember LibDems fate), but in favour of confidence & supply or issue by issue. A Rainbow alliance without coalition? It all depends on whether Tories or Labour have the most seats, but not an overall majority for either party.
Ian Murray MP eaten alive, regurgitated - then eaten again by Gordon Brewer.
Murray tried unsuccessfully to use the non-stop gabbling approach to avoid answering the simple question - "Will you rule out a pact/deal with the SNP?" A lame performance by the dead pan, dead-eyed Murray - all in all, a car crash of an interview.
Of course, he won't rule it out, because Miliband hasn't ruled it out, Murphy hasn't ruled it out, Labour hasn't ruled it out.
They'll do a deal alright, if their political survival depends on a deal - and it will!
I couldn't help noting the accents of the leaders of Forward Together and Scotland in Union - then was promptly ashamed of myself. But then the growling, unmistakably Scottish tones of Alan Cochrane sounded, enthusiastic about both campaigns and the Union, and I remember that Unionists are not defined by accent alone, although it can give a clue ...