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  • Shock as Ayrshire Tory MSP goes socialist!

    October 3, 2022 by

    We all want to live in a more equal Scotland? We? The Conservatives? Ayrshire list MSP Sharon Dowey has surely gone too far with this one. Previously she has, strangely, endorsed kindness to animals when her boss wants fox hunting with hounds back, but a more equal society for people? I’ve checked their 2019 manifesto. Equality gets no mention there. Equal opportunities does get a mention but, of course, closing private schools to make this possible, is not on. And, on poverty, will she protest this? According to reports, the prime minister and chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng are planning to increase… Read more Continue reading Shock as Ayrshire Tory MSP goes socialist!

  • STV News report looks more like an opposition party press-release

    October 3, 2022 by

    By stewartb An article on the STV News website from yesterday that candidly, looks more like an opposition party press-release. Headline: ‘Humza Yousaf’s record-breaking failure putting lives at risk’ – Labour – The SNP MSP was appointed as Scotland’s health secretary in May 2021.’ I’m left wondering if the journalist who wrote this STV piece has: – ever examined NHS performance statistics in England, NI and Wales – has any professional curiosity about/interest in why the NHS model across the UK is under such pressures – has any conception as a professional of the need to, the value of placing… Read more Continue reading STV News report looks more like an opposition party press-release

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