- Scots Who Run Britain
During an election campaign for the leadership of the Liberal Democrats, impresario and song writer Tim Rice urged English Liberal Democrats to vote for Simon Hughes, accusing the Scots of a "plot to take over England". The following Scots have been listed as "proof" that Tim Rice had every right to be concerned and that the Caledonia MacMafia are a force to be reckoned with....
- Tony Blair> - Prime Minister
- Gordon Brown> - Chancellor of the Exchequer
- Robin Cook> - Foreign Secretary
- Alastair Darling - Social Security Secretary
- Lord Irvine - Lord Chancellor
- Lord "Gus" Macdonald - Transport Minister
- George Robertson> - Defence Secretary (Now NATO Secretary General)
- Helen Liddell> - Minister for Energy and Competitiveness in Europe
- Dr John Reid - Northern Ireland Secretary.
- >Charles Kennedy - Leader of the Liberal Democrat Party
- Alastair Campbell - Press secretary to the Prime Minister
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