Tommy Sheppard has a bee in his bonnet. The SNP MP for Edinburgh East is sat in his cramped parliamentary office, busy reeling off a series of gripes he harbours with Westminster.
The former Labour man’s political career spans more than three decades, but life inside parliament only began nine months ago. And Sheppard has been caught off-guard by blockages in the Commons ever since.
“This place is barely fit for purpose. This country gets