appointed amateurs who were eager to use him in their pursuit of power.
It was stressed that although he is the most senior minister, this does not make him an unofficial political deputy to Mr Dewar
It means Mr Dewar
will miss a debate on Section 28 when MSPs discuss the first stage of the Ethical Standards in Public Life Bill which contains the plan to repeal the controversial clause.
Canavan, prevented from standing as a Labour candidate in the Holyrood elections, also attacked Dewar
for owning shares in utilities privatised by the Tories.
Although later in life Dewar
was famed for never taking a holiday, he wrote of the "very enjoyable" camping trip he had with school friends on Arran that summer.
Mum Marilyn, 53, wept as she told how Dewar
had taken away her "little angel".
Prof Ross Harper, a friend of the Labour politician for more than 40 years, was "saddened" by claims that Mr Dewar
advocated socialism while privately investing.
The site, architect and risky 'contract management' method were all decided while Dewar
was in charge.
Yesterday it was revealed that Dewar
signed his will on April 24 last year, the day before he was admitted to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary for an exploratory operation.
Chair of the South Lanarkshire Council Planning Committee, Councillor Graham Scott, welcomed Bacardi and John Dewar
& Sons as a huge boost to the area and to South Lanarkshire as a whole.
A LEADING Lib Dem has launched a blistering attack on Donald Dewar
, claiming he saw the new parly building as his own memorial.
THE LATE First Minister Donald Dewar
is to be honoured by Glasgow University.