BBC Scotland learn to love formerly unsafe SNP baby boxes!

Ludo Thierry Confess I was seeing little media over recent festive season but certainly never noticed beeb carrying the good news about 96% of Scotland’s new parents (and their babies!) accessing their wonderful Baby Boxes during 2019 . Can’t help but speculate whether a certain Corporal Signaller (TA) requested one for the birth of herContinue reading “BBC Scotland learn to love formerly unsafe SNP baby boxes!”

Scotland's Unionist Lords claim nearly £3 million in expenses for…..

By Ludo Thierry: The ever excellent SNP MP Tommy Sheppard has combined with the National to circulate some useful short-form update info on the House of Lords reflection of today’s Scottish society (spoiler – no realistic reflection whatsoever). Link and snippet below: (Note in particular the disparity in privately purchased education percentage amongst ‘Scottish’ peersContinue reading “Scotland's Unionist Lords claim nearly £3 million in expenses for…..”

97% satisfaction with Scottish courts and tribunals

By Ludo Thierry: Users of services provided by the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) staff are extremely satisfied – with 92 per cent of people who took part in a survey declaring their overall satisfaction. This equals the record satisfaction level of 92 per cent recorded in the 2017 survey. Ninety-seven per cent ofContinue reading “97% satisfaction with Scottish courts and tribunals”

SHOCK as BBC Scotland DO NOT tell you that rich Canada is 50 times worse at meeting A&E waiting times!

Journalism is all about choices. BBC Scotland have a charter requiring them to to inform. For you to be informed fully, requires that they make choices to provide accuracy and context. Today, under the headline: Record numbers wait more than 12 hours in Scottish A&Es, we heard how many people had waited for more thanContinue reading “SHOCK as BBC Scotland DO NOT tell you that rich Canada is 50 times worse at meeting A&E waiting times!”

Scotland’s A&E departments treat 85% in less than 4 hours over Christmas and beat even the faked figures for NHS England in November

NHS England have not released A&E performance figures now since their monthly return for November 2019. NHS Scotland release weekly figures and in the week ending 29 December 2019, they treated an astonishing 85% within 4 hours. Even NHS England’s faked figures based on the inclusion of their small ‘Elastoplast’ units which typically return nearContinue reading “Scotland’s A&E departments treat 85% in less than 4 hours over Christmas and beat even the faked figures for NHS England in November”

44 reasons why the FM is correct to speak against war as a vanity project with ‘broken faimlies’ the cost

In 2003, Alex Salmond, then leader of the SNP, spoke frequently against the Iraq War and pointed to the vanity of PM Tony Blair as he casually threw away lives in pursuit of his career and bowed to the pressure a US president in need of a boost for his fading popularity. Now we haveContinue reading “44 reasons why the FM is correct to speak against war as a vanity project with ‘broken faimlies’ the cost”

Tory MSP tries to exploit drug deaths her party caused in sickening political stunt

In the Times and headlining on BBC Scotland, of course, List MSP Annie Wells has called on the PM to hold a summit, when he gets back, on Scotland’s drug deaths. Wells is known for opposing safe consumption rooms to reduce deaths, but these cannot be tried by the Scottish Government due to Westminster’s reservedContinue reading “Tory MSP tries to exploit drug deaths her party caused in sickening political stunt”

Lib Dems working for English Daily Express to attack NHS Scotland staff

We read: NHS staff in Scotland have taken more than 5,000 years’ worth of sick leave since 2016, according to damning new figures. Data obtained by the Liberal Democrats under freedom of information laws show the country’s beleaguered health boards lost just over 45 million hours to staff illness over the period. The annual totalContinue reading “Lib Dems working for English Daily Express to attack NHS Scotland staff”

Bogdan tells Boris to rein-in the Jocks! The man who taught David Cameron everything calls SNP policies ‘regressive!’

In the Times yesterday: One of Britain’s leading constitutional experts has said that greater devolution is the “last thing Scotland needs” and claimed that education and health reforms have failed north of the border. Vernon Bogdanor, a professor of government at King’s College London, urged Boris Johnson to prevent the SNP’s “regressive” health and education policies from dragging downContinue reading “Bogdan tells Boris to rein-in the Jocks! The man who taught David Cameron everything calls SNP policies ‘regressive!’”

Offensive Behaviour at Work? Blue, Red and Green Tories putting businesses at risk to score points against SNP again but BBC Scotland misses it

From Insider yesterday: MSP claims SNP is ‘party of business’ after opposition attempt to amend Non-Domestic Rates BillBottom of Form. The number of private-sector firms in Scotland is at a record level, according to Scottish Government figures. The total operating in the country rose by more than a quarter from 279,940 in 2007 to 356,550Continue reading “Offensive Behaviour at Work? Blue, Red and Green Tories putting businesses at risk to score points against SNP again but BBC Scotland misses it”

MacAlba

A Son of Scotland

Talking-Up Scotland II

700 years later but still worth remembering: 'It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours, that we are fighting, but for freedom.'

Talking-up Scotland

Counter- propaganda and Citizen Journalism since 2014

SCOT goes POP!

700 years later but still worth remembering: 'It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours, that we are fighting, but for freedom.'

michaelgreenwell.wordpress.com/

So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise and make them miserable. - Aldous Huxley

Bella Caledonia

700 years later but still worth remembering: 'It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours, that we are fighting, but for freedom.'

Wings Over Scotland

sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul

openDemocracy RSS

700 years later but still worth remembering: 'It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours, that we are fighting, but for freedom.'

caltonjock

Scottish and Uk Politics