Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Behind the doors at Custom House

The marvellous old Custom House building has stood proudly at The Shore welcoming ships to Leith since 1812 but in recent history has become a bit of a sleeping giant, used mainly as store for museum artefacts. Now its regeneration for community use is well underway. The Scottish Historic Buildings Trust has opened the door to a...
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Speech: Audacious Women of Art

Pauline Boty created pop art works in the early 1960s – right at the leading edge of the new art – it was her ideas and her imagination that sparked a movement but the artists that most people remember today are boring old guys like Warhol. Compared to the vibrant sensuality of Boty, the Campbell's soup can is as cream of chicken as it gets. Deidre...
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