What the Ferret ‘fact checker’ claims:
Scotland’s health secretary wanted to suspend freedom of information (FoI) legislation in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to internal government emails obtained by The Ferret.
What the email says:
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I won’t be subscribing to see the email they got through FoI because I don’t trust the Ferret (just look at the photo they chose, above) and they have previous:
ANAS SARWAR, THE FERRET AND HIS PET PROFESSOR CONSTRUCT FAKE NEWS ON ISLAMOPHOBIA IN SCOTLAND BASED ON SELF-SELECTING SAMPLE OF AT MOST 0.4%
While Scottish Labour conspicuously fails to deal with anti-Islamic comments made against the SNP Justice Minister by one of Anas Sarwar’s colleagues, he continues to pursue any possibility that he might use to attack the reputation of Scotland. His heartless exploitation of the mothers of dead children to attack the NHS in Glasgow and, by … Continue reading Anas Sarwar, the Ferret and his pet professor construct fake news on Islamophobia in Scotland based on self-selecting sample of at most 0.4%→
https://www.thecanary.co/?s=Scotland I can’t remember finding fault with anything written by the Canary, but Scotland’s own Ferret? Funded by Cooperative/Labour and often writing for the Scottish MSM, they’ll insist, no doubt, they are impartial but they’re kidding themselves and their readers. See: FFS The Ferret’s claim that Mike Russell’s claim is False is FALSE FFS! Labour and … Continue reading Scots can trust the English-based Canary before Labour’s Ferret→
Disclaimer: I’m not an economist, thank God, but I think I know what’s wrong with this stoatally wrong ‘Fact Check’ and can weaselly rebut it. Famous last words. Maybe I should ask Contrary before I post this. Ah, WTF, I’m going for it. The Ferret piece is here: https://theferret.scot/claim-scotland-pays-out-more-than-gets-back-false/ I’ve read it and it seems … Continue reading FFS The Ferret’s claim that Mike Russell’s claim is False is FALSE FFS!→
This is about media representation. I have no idea whether the Scottish Welfare Fund is working as it should. I do know it is part of £125 million in attempts by the Scottish Government to mitigate UK Government austerity cuts. You’d never know that from the National article based on a Ferret investigation, in turn … Continue reading National Disgrace→