Tate, second left, second bottom row

In the Herald today, a letter attacking the ‘SNP Government’s’ handling of NHS Scotland and, in particular the issues of bed-blocking and discharges to care homes.


Thanks to one of our wonderful feeders, we can reveal that the author, unmentioned, was Ian Murray’s ‘wonderful agent’:

More worrying, however, Tate is a member of Scotland in Union’s undercover letter-writing group.

Tate, second left, second bottom row

This letter-writing group organised by Scotland in Union is essentially a covert propaganda unit, clearly aware of the need to keep their existence secret.

They are writing to journalists, hoping to influence them and readers, pretending to be simply members of the public, honest citizens, if you like.

I don’t know about the legality of such practice but it’s clearly anti-democratic.