These last few weeks it feels like we’ve been inundated with scare stories over the Scottish NHS. Some stories have been badly labeled, stating NHS without clarifying which one, others have been gross misrepresentations of statistics compiled from FOIs, opposition press releases or even a mix of the two. Continue reading “#ThankyouSNHS”


Fumbling along

It’s been a busy few days politically, so where to begin?

The big story was going to be the Cabinet shuffle. It ended up less of a shuffle, more a misdeal. Honestly just when you think the line up of the Cabinet can’t get any worse, May manages to do it.

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There’s no Plan(et) B


Trump has pulled out of the Paris Accord, which is is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to deal with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance. It aims to keep global temperatures “well below” the level of 2C above pre-industrial times and “endeavour to limit” them even more, to 1.5C.

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