Wilson Swapping Whitehall for the Lecture Hall

Former Government minister, Brian Wilson, is swapping Whitehall for the lecture hall, after having been appointed Honorary Visiting Professor in the Caledonian Business School at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Mr Wilson – who, as a young man, helped launch the West Highland Free Press – will take up the post in October, teaching on a number of topics such as journalism, media writing, political communication and media ethics. He will also deliver the first in a proposed series of annual lectures open to the public.

Said Wilson, who was a Labour MP from 1987 until 2005: