James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC. His career as a journalist has been split between print and television, including senior positions as producer with Sir David Frost and at BBC Newsnight. He is also an award-winning golf and travel writer, working for over a decade as the UK contributing editor for one of the USA’s leading golf magazines. He broadcasts regularly for the BBC and CNN. He lives in London.
General Election 2015: Scottish Tory candidate Alexander Stewart on tactical voting as SNP surges ahead
03 May 2015 12:00 AM
The former head of the Tory group in Perth and Kinross council is now aiming to win the marginal seat of Perth and North Perthshire
03 May 2015 12:00 AM
Campaign groups are asking Scottish voters to put aside traditional loyalties to prevent a wipeout by Nicola Sturgeon’s party
General Election 2015: Gordon Brown accuses Tories of 'setting England against Scotland' in campaign
29 April 2015 11:45 PM
The former PM was speaking at the University of Glasgow
General Election 2015: Labour's Scottish leader predicts Cameron will 'remain as PM' as new poll predicts SNP will win all seats north of the border
29 April 2015 11:39 PM
Jim Murphy makes extraordinary claim that deals blow to Ed Miliband's electoral hopes
General Election 2015: Nicola Sturgeon dismisses Miliband claim of no Labour-SNP alliance as 'Westminster hitting the panic button'
26 April 2015 06:36 PM
The SNP leader said that after the election results were in, Labour would be forced to 'change its tune' on an arrangement with her party
24 April 2015 06:37 PM
Murphy said the Tory leader was acting like 'an election agent for the SNP' adding 'you don’t defeat Scottish nationalism with English nationalism'
General Election 2015: Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy is channelling Fight Club on the campaign trail
21 April 2015 05:10 PM
Murphy is employing rough-house politics to ensure his party's survival
General Election 2015: How Alex Salmond could swing independence for Scotland... and a win for Labour
19 April 2015 12:00 AM
The ex-first minister tells James Cusick how the SNP could still cut a deal with Ed Miliband
General Election 2015: Cameron tells Scottish voters to back the Tories or face a 'coalition of chaos' under Labour and the SNP
16 April 2015 06:17 PM
At the launch of the Scottish Conservative’s manifesto Cameron said any Labour-led alliance 'posed a clear threat to our United Kingdom'
15 April 2015 07:06 PM
On the campaign trail with Scottish Conservative John Lamont
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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