Labour & BBC

BBC Scotland’s first unbiased story on the Scottish NHS since 2011

Is this the crumbling of the edifice of gross bias?  Did BBC Scotland finally realize that no-one believed them any more? How long did they think they could hide the performance of the Scottish NHS v's the English NHS? Below is part of a segment ...

BBC Daily Distortion – Laura Kuenssberg’s deceit, malice and deliberate bias

The BBC has appointed arch Tory Sarah Sands as editor of the flagship Radio 4 Today programme. She is best known to the public for a leaked policy memo she wrote while at the Telegraph, including memorably advocating “Play on people’s fears… ...

Percentages Anas, that’s what we need? BBC Salford can do it so why can’t you?

‘Bed blocking in NHS England has become significantly worse in Mental Health Trusts than in Acute Hospitals.’ (BBC Breakfast, 6.1.17) Here are the facts in percentages so we can understand properly: Bed blocking in NHS England, Physical ...

Where’s Ruthie? I thought she was going to stand toe-to-toe with Nicola?

Ruth Davidson’s new shoes for standing toe-to-toe with Nicola? ‘Ruth is the real opposition to the Nationalists in the Scottish Parliament. She is the person who can stand toe-to-toe with Nicola Sturgeon and take the battle to the SNP.’ ...

A tale of two failures

The most striking thing about Donalda MacKinnon’s pleas on behalf of the BBC in Scotland is that she sounds exactly like the leader of British Labour in Scotland (BLiS). The tone is identical. A tone of wheedling condescension that somehow manages ...