Scottish Parliament Elections 2016

RISE – Deluded, doomed and divisive

  Did you see Reporting Scotland on Tuesday evening?  It featured an item on the Holyrood election campaign.  One of the parties contesting the election had launched its manifesto.  The party was RISE. I’d wager most people ...

BBC Scotland is showing signs of desperation

  It’s smear time again at BBC Scotland. The corporation has stepped in to prevent Kezia Dugdale from inflicting further punishment on herself. We entered the second week of the Holyrood campaign with Scottish Labour in near ...

BBC Scotland will corrupt the Holyrood campaign

  The Holyrood campaign is officially underway and parties have been setting out their income tax proposals. Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to leave Scottish rates at the same level as they are across the UK but has confirmed she’ll ...

A council tax story we’ve heard before from people we’ve seen before

  Did you watch Reporting Scotland on Tuesday night?  Its headline story was about Labour councils attacking the Scottish government over council funding and the council tax freeze. It was a continuation from BBC Scotland’s radio ...