Former first minister McConnell finds a more fulfilling role

When Jack McConnell, the former first minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish Labour Party, announced that he was resigning with immediate effect last Wednesday, he had obviously decided that his new role as leader of an opposition party just

18th August, 2007

When Jack McConnell, the former first minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish Labour Party, announced that he was resigning with immediate effect last Wednesday, he had obviously decided that his new role as leader of an opposition party just wasn’t fulfilling enough.

‘‘In this position I have an opportunity to influence them (Scottish National Party) and for the moment that is very, very fulfilling,” said McConnell after leading Labour to a...

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