Cartoons of the week, 6-12 Apr

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OUR cartoonists review the past week in politics, including the death of Baroness Thatcher and the UK government’s bedroom tax

Fri 12 Apr: Syria and North Korea do little to conceal their contempt for Western diplomatic measures

Illustrations: Iain Green and Brian Adccock

Illustrations: Iain Green and Brian Adccock

Thu 11 Apr: A Scottish Labour council leader has urged his party and the SNP to join forces against the UK Government’s controversial bedroom tax

Wed 10 Apr: Iain Green argues that Baroness Thatcher’s political legacy strengthened the country’s liberal values, exemplified by the pockets of ‘death parties’ across the country

Tue 9 Apr: Baroness Thatcher’s legacy in Scotland may have been an onerous one, but her conviction sets her apart from her contemporary equivalents, according to our cartoonist

Mon 8 Apr: CCTV surveillance in Scotland’s cities has trebled, according to figures obtained by The Scotsman

Sun 7 Apr: North Korea and Scotland vye for US President Barack Obama’s attention

Sat 6 Apr: Former HBOS bankers Sir James Crosby, Andy Hornby and Lord Stevenson are criticised in a damning report by the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards