Prof. John Robertson
Reevel Alderson

Wake-up Reevel! Scotland has nearly twice the number of firefighters per head of population as England and deaths are falling

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  26 Mar 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay Once again Reevel Alderson looked positively uncomfortable as Jackie bird tried to get some vim and vigour into his report of another supposed crisis in public ...

Police and Fire Reform

BBC Scotland LIES about ‘systemic problems’ as Police and Fire reform leads to actual and major benefits

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  25 Mar 2019  |  The report does not use the word ‘systemic’ to indicate any deep, pervasive, problem, at all. It’s not a word you bandy around unless you can really back it up with hard evidence. ...

trafficking

Trafficking of children more than 50 times higher in England than in Scotland

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  20 Mar 2019  |  In the regular Scottish insert part of BBC Breakfast this morning at 06:26am, we heard this scary headline: ‘The number of potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery in ...

NHS

Bring out your dead! Reporting Scotland’s plague on journalism and the NHS

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  20 Mar 2019  |  ‘Infection control measures here in Scotland are among the best in Europe but it’s impossible to completely guarantee that hospitals are safe.’ That is of course, the headline we ...

SNP

BBC Scotland say the English were to blame in 2014 too!

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  17 Mar 2019  |  In the next episode of Yes/No: Inside the Indyref, Brian Little, referring to English colleagues who came up to Scotland in 2014, will make the explosive claim: ‘I’m not cynical about ...