Tory’s & BBC
Philip Hammond

Senior Tory Philip Hammond snubs BBC Scotland by refusing interview request

A UK government minister has delivered a dismissive snub to BBC Scotland after rejecting a request for an interview. Philip Hammond was visiting Edinburgh in order to reassure Financial Technology companies worried about the effects of ...

Rape Clause

A BBC Scotland complaint – The ‘Rape Clause’ edit

Below is a complaint submitted to BBC on Monday April 23rd.  The complaint relates to an item broadcast on Reporting Scotland that centred on comments made by UK minister Esther McVey whilst appearing in front of a Scottish Parliament ...

Ofcom

Tory Minister’s ‘Rape Clause’ comments cut out of Reporting Scotland

Controversial comments from a UK Government minister that described the so-called Rape Clause as an “opportunity” for victims of rape to talk about their ordeal, have been edited out of BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme Reporting ...

power grab

BBC deliberately downplaying the significance of the POWER GRAB

Claims that the public are not interested in what both the SNP and Labour in Wales have dubbed a ‘power grab’ have been aired before on BBC Scotland.  Politics Scotland host Gordon Brewer recently made similar claims as did his studio guest ...

Brexit

BBC Fails again – Tories shielded from the spotlight after Brexit leak

The various news stories about the alarming reality of the damage that Brexit is going to cause were remarkably free of comments and responses from the usual Scottish Tory suspects. Yet again when there is bad news for the Tories, Ruth Davidson was ...