Retired English professor of History at Edinburgh University being cited by the newspaper media as an “top professor,” implying an expertise in the Scottish constitutional debate she does not have. Over her social media activity she has also been implicated in racist, homophobic, anti-Catholic, and misogynistic abuse. She has gained for herself a reputation for aggressive social media trolling.
Warwick District Council Conservative councillor. Suspended after making racist anti-Irish comment in the context of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. He was suspended from the party for six months with immediate effect and deleted his Twitter account.