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.
10 April 2015 03:48 PM
Labours dire ratings in Scotland have left Mr Miliband with little choice but to multiply his campaign efforts in territory that once voted Labour as a reflex
Scottish leaders debate: SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon seeks new power grab in return for supporting Ed Miliband
08 April 2015 10:41 PM
But Labour's Jim Murphy warns that full fiscal autonomy would leave Scotland with a massive financial 'black hole'
General Election 2015: North Lanarkshire in Scotland - where the ghosts of Labour may finally be put to rest
07 April 2015 02:46 PM
The general election in this constituency, as it is across Scotland, isn’t just about the winning numbers at Westminster
05 April 2015 12:00 AM
SNP First Minister dismisses claim she wants a Tory win as 'a dirty trick'
04 April 2015 05:13 PM
Who benefits from this leak?
General Election 2015: There may not be enough Labour and Scottish Nationalist MPs to put Ed Miliband in power
01 April 2015 09:23 PM
SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, has also forecast that Scotland could again end up with a 'Tory government we didn’t vote for'
General Election 2015: Nicola Sturgeon to use TV debates to deliver 'progressive alliance' against austerity
01 April 2015 09:16 PM
In the seven-party debate, the SNP leader will make direct attacks on the nationalists’ main opponents in Scotland, the Labour Party
Election 2015: SNP will demand separate agreement on halting Trident nuclear upgrade programme if it agrees to back Labour
01 April 2015 12:00 AM
Leader Nicola Sturgeon says the subject remains a 'red line' issue
Trials of journalists alleged to have paid money to public officials for private documents halted as CPS holds urgent review of its decision to prosecute
31 March 2015 10:38 PM
The first of the eight trials involving journalists alleged to have paid money to public officials for private documents and due to take place between now and September, has been adjourned at the Old Bailey.
29 March 2015 06:56 PM
Seconds after he started to speak into the microphone, the delegates rushed back to their seats and shouted and roared him back towards the big stage
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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