Kerr in warning to party.
The former health minister said they could only survive by coming up with bold ideas to take the country forward.
Kerr said: "The seismic plates of Scottish politics have shifted...and the Labour Party must decide whether they are going to make a similar shift or fall between the cracks.
"The Scottish Tories were once a powerful force in Scottish politics but they failed to change as Scotland changed and, as a result, they became a political irrelevance."
Meanwhile, fellow leadership contender Iain Gray promised scholarships to encourage students to take degrees that would fill Scotland's skills shortages.
New ideas: Andy
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|Publication:||Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Aug 17, 2008|
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