Local Gov. & Elections 2017
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Andrew Neil at it again

ANDREW NEIL TRIES TO DECEIVE THE PUBLIC IN DEREK MACKAY INTERVIEW Whilst interviewing Derek Mackay on yesterday’s Scottish Government’s budget proposals, did we see Andrew Neil reveal what the BBC’s tactics are going to be towards the SNP? ...

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Forget PISA’s tiny unreliable samples: Scotland has the best school attainment outcomes in the UK

You might remember my earlier criticisms of the PISA school attainment test results which Reporting Scotland and the other Unionist media used to attack the Scottish Government – they’re utterly unreliable estimates and meaningless across ...

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253 extra teachers in one year – SNP BAAD at BBC

Figures released yesterday indicated that the number of full-time teachers employed in Scotland had risen by 253 over the past year, despite budget cuts imposed by the UK government’s austerity programme. This obviously presented the Scottish ...

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The job of protecting Scottish poor from excesses of Tory austerity

John Robertson examines  ‘Council tax bailiffs should be called off, say charities’ (BBC website 4th May 2016) ‘Record numbers of people in council tax arrears, say charities’ (Guardian 4th May 2016) ‘Concern over use of bailiffs ...

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The quantum of bias

  Bias” is a word we hate. Other than in the article you’re about to read, you’ll almost never find it used on this site, for a string of reasons. It’s one of those words that – regardless of context or literal justification ...