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: 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
General Election 2015: Potential economic short-fall of £7.6bn Scotland would face if given control of tax 'irrelevant', says Nicola Sturgeon
12 April 2015 03:47 PM
Labour’s Jim Murphy accused Sturgeon of 'making it up as she goes along'
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'
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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