The choice

The choice

Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp may feel as if he has been banging his head against a brick wall as he warns about the constitutional threat to Scotland’s democracy posed by Brexit. He may take some comfort in the fact that he has not been entirely alone. Some of us have been...
‘NHS England cancelling operations at three times the rate in Scotland!’ or ‘With 10% of the population to care for, NHS Scotland cancels only 3.3% of NHS England operations cancelled in January’

‘NHS England cancelling operations at three times the rate in Scotland!’ or ‘With 10% of the population to care for, NHS Scotland cancels only 3.3% of NHS England operations cancelled in January’

Utterly desperate for something to attack NHS Scotland and by association, the SNP Government, BBC Scotland News used Freedom of Information requests to ask all health boards to provide cancelled operation figures for the three weeks, ending on 26th January. They...
Ramping up the rhetoric

Ramping up the rhetoric

Scottish Government tells UK: ‘We’ve had enough of secret documents’ I’m sure I’m not alone in being delighted to see the SNP administration playing hard-ball at last. Nobody can sensibly deny that Scottish ministers have behaved with almost saintly patience in the...