Alex Rowley allegations 'embarrassing' for Scottish Labour, says Times columnist

Alex Rowley allegations 'embarrassing' for Scottish Labour, says Times columnist

Alex Massie spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the interim leader of Scottish Labour (pictured with Kezia Dugdale)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A leading columnist for The Times has said the claims around Alex Rowley are "highly embarrassing" for the Labour Party in Scotland.

Rowley had taken over the party leadership temporarily after Kezia Dugdale resigned, but now The Scottish Sun has reported on allegations of emotional abuse made by a woman believed to be his former partner. 

While he denies the allegations, Alex Massie said Scottish Labour could have done without the controversy surrounding Rowley.

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