The moment Scotland was silenced

bbc scotlandScottish MP’s Refused Speaking Rights on Brexit – BBC Scotland don’t report it

There’s a lot of genuine news these days.  Trump and Brexit have ensured that.  The latter, thanks to the UK Supreme Court decision, has been a godsend in Scotland.

Scotland has been treated like dog dirt in the House of Commons for as long as I can remember.  The disrespect has been largely hidden from the public eye.  Not any more.

It’s been refreshing observing BBC Scotland as it is forced to adapt to this new, albeit temporary, reality.  Even Reporting Scotland has had to look beyond its evening diet of fitba, murder and NHS waiting times to cover the proceedings at Westminster.

But the resistance to this ‘news where we aren’t’ which shows the London establishment in its true colonial light is still evident.  On Monday evening this attitude burst from the belly of the beast à la John Hurt in Alien when SNP MP Joanna Cherry was blocked from giving a speech by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons ….

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Author :  GA Ponsonby
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Original Publication Date :  Feb 8, 2017
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