IT may now be six months since Steven Purcell quit office, but the former Glasgow City Council leader still has a long way to go before time heals the wounds he opened up with his party following the events of March.
"I DON'T think I fit the bill of a hard-nosed, street-fighting sort of Glasgow Labour politician," declares Gordon Matheson quietly.
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THE Labour Party last night denied any involvement in a new job handed to disgraced former Glasgow council leader Steven Purcell.
THE former leader of Scotland's largest local authority is to return to public life following his high-profile resignation earlier this year.
POLICE have denied reports that Steven Purcell, the disgraced former leader of Glasgow City Council, is to escape charges.
FORMER Glasgow City Council leader Steven Purcell has admitted there is "no chance" of a return to frontline politics after publicly admitting taking cocaine.
FORMER Glasgow City Council leader Steven Purcell was questioned by police yesterday as they continued to investigate his admission of drug use.
COUNCILLORS in Glasgow have elected a new leader and hope the move will put an end to the recent revelations of sleaze and scandal which followed the resignation of former boss Steven Purcell.
SHAMED former Glasgow Council leader Steven Purcell was last night at the heart of a full-scale criminal investigation.
MORE allegations have emerged about potential links between disgraced Glasgow City Council leader Steven Purcell and criminals.
NEW documents released by Glasgow City Council have confirmed that former leader Steven Purcell was asked by police about a blackmail attempt involving an alleged videotape of him taking drugs.
GLASGOW councillors have vetoed demands for an independent investigation into events surrounding the controversial departure of leader Stephen Purcell.
STEVEN Purcell has confessed he took cocaine and contemplated suicide in the run-up to his dramatic resignation as the leader of Glasgow City Council.
THE former leader of Scotland's biggest local authority today admitted he had used cocaine.
GLASGOW is still a city to be proud of despite the "personal tragedy" of former council leader Steven Purcell, the Scottish Secretary said yesterday.
SCOTTISH Secretary Jim Murphy has defended Glasgow as a city to be proud of despite the "personal tragedy" of former council leader Steven Purcell.
NICOLA Sturgeon's accusations over a "culture of secrecy" in the Labour Party in Scotland came as more damaging revelations emerged about some of Steven Purcell's business dealings during his time as leader of Glasgow City Council.
GLASGOW City Council is to hold a meeting to discuss the circumstances surrounding the resignation of former leader Steven Purcell.
QUESTIONS were asked yesterday over how much Prime Minister Gordon Brown knew about former Glasgow council leader Steven Purcell's woes before his fall from grace.
THE Scottish Labour Party is under intense pressure to return a £2,000 donation from a quango created by former Glasgow council leader Steven Purcell.