Send in the Clowns!

So, the latest wheeze from the Tories to save the Union, is to pack up Prince and plank them down in Holyrood Palace in Scotland to make us all feel more British! Clown Prince coming to Scotland? Honestly who comes out with this nonsense?  Is it really a bunch of out of touch Tory politicians … Continue reading Send in the Clowns!

SNP: Give us something to vote for!

The two-vote system for the Scottish Parliament always seems to confuse some voters.  The constituency vote is straightforward, a first past the post election, similar to the vote used for UK General Elections, where the candidate with the most votes gets elected.  However, it’s the regional list vote (sometimes called the 2nd vote) which leads … Continue reading SNP: Give us something to vote for!

The Dis-United Kingdom

So much for the so-called United Kingdom!  At various stages over the past few months Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and even some mayors from cities in the North of England have asked for the furlough scheme to be extended and all have been knocked back by the UK Tory Government.  Then suddenly London and the … Continue reading The Dis-United Kingdom

What’s in a name? the Tory Scum saga.

So the latest excuse from Tory MPs on why they refused to back an extension to free school meals to the poorest children in England was that they were upset at being called ‘Scum’ by Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner MP.  Really!  They were so offended that during a debate in the House of Commons … Continue reading What’s in a name? the Tory Scum saga.

Bin the Beeb!

It’s great to see SNP MP’s calling for action against the BBC, with their letter to the new Director General, highlighting their concerns about that organisation’s work in Scotland. Although they have an action plan in place which could see leading a mass campaign of non-payment of the TV tax (licence) I fear they are … Continue reading Bin the Beeb!

How dare you be happy!

The BritNat media really do know how to work themselves into a lather over any little thing!  Their latest outburst was over the reaction of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP when the SNP's Amy Callaghan won her election in East Dunbartonshire.  Amy had come from behind to beat the sitting MP who also happened to … Continue reading How dare you be happy!