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Podcast: GERS and Scottish economic prospects

Yes, this week witnessed "GERSmas", the annual frenzy that accompanies the economic figures that mean all things to everyone as soon as they are...

Podcast: After last year, who dares predict what 2017 will bring?

A lost majority for the SNP... then Brexit...now Trump... Who dares to predict what 2017 might bring, after all that? Surely only a fool...

Podcast: Casting an eye over global affairs

  What is Scotland's place in the world? In the post-indyref, pre Brexit environment, can Scotland's voice be heard amidst the light and heat of...

Podcast: How to lobby at Holyrood, and other stories

Nicola Sturgeon in the USA, Donald T***p in Florida, MSPs at Holyrood. This week has been a routine one in politics, which led us...

Podcast: What next for Scottish politics?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's Steven Purcell! Here at Newsnet Studios we have been waiting Steven's arrival for some...

Podcast: Life as a nationalist MP in the Commons

Last June was an unusually nervous time for the SNP. Riding high in successive post-referendum elections, suddenly majorities were shaky and canvassers were finding...

Podcast: First reactions to Theresa May’s self inflicted poll

Well well well.... welcome to 1974 or thereabouts. A dithering Tory PM. Undue influence awarded to a belligerent set of Ulster Unionists. Europe. Where...

Podcast: Brexit, Scottish Labour and this week’s meaning of life

  The popular Newsnet podcast is back! Apologies, but a spam attack led to unforeseen problems, which resulted in a "lost week" for the podcast. Now...

Podcast: Working as an MP in these turbulent times

This week's keyword is "turbulent". Brexit, Trump, you name it. Turbulent politics and politicians. A turbulent electorate and the social fall-out of the economy,...

Podcast: Patrick Grady MP on that Brexit ‘debate’

Well, if Scotland was under any illusions about its place in the "Mother of Parliaments", they were shattered during the past week's bizarre days...