Mhairi Fraser
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Political researcher, writer, former expat brat and a specimen of the near extinct breed that is the Scottish Tory.

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I've Never Been Sexually Harassed Less Than in Parliament

(7) Comments | Posted 14 October 2014 | (01:00)

To the outside observer, Parliament is supposedly a hothouse of sexual harassment, lewd antics and predatory behaviour. Young researchers can't walk down the corridors of power without being propositioned by those who hold the future of their very careers in their groping hands.

As a female aide in my mid-twenties...

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Lessons for the Conservatives from the US of A

(6) Comments | Posted 7 November 2012 | (11:39)

Last night's presidential election was a hell of a lot closer than anyone expected it to be. Mitt Romney came in with a real chance of winning; the momentum gained from his unexpectedly competent performances in the debates, coupled with a widespread disappointment in Barack Obama's first term, carried him...

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The Scottish Conservatives Must Win Back Faith of the Electorate

(13) Comments | Posted 21 October 2011 | (01:00)

At an evening social this week in Westminster, myself and other London-based Tories heard from Scottish Conservative leadership candidate Murdo Fraser as to his plans to rebrand - and re-name - the party north of the border. One of the main issues raised was, of course, the fight to maintain...

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