The Scotsman cartoon: Johann Lamont resigns

THERE is now a race for the leadership of Scottish Labour after Johann Lamont resigned late on Friday.

Illustration: Brian Adcock
Illustration: Brian Adcock

In a strongly worded statement, Lamont expressed her belief that Scottish politics was in “between two sets of dinosaurs”.

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She also accused her Westminster colleagues of making her position “untenable” and wanting to control Scottish Labour from London.