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Tag: Derek Bateman

Bateman: Praise for Scottish Labour not yet backed up in the...

Commentary by Derek Bateman Much excitement among Labourites that after eight years their heroes may have scored against the SNP. Eight years…in 2007 interest rates were...

Podcast: Zara Kitson’s pitch for Greens’ co-convenership, and more chat about...

Zara Kitson - Newsnet.scot ontributor and green activist - has promised to visit every Scottish branch as part of her campaign to be elected co-convener...

Despite the rhetoric, Labour remains a long way from re-discovering its...

Commentary by Derek Bateman If Labour has rediscovered its soul, is it time to ask why it lost its voice in the indyref? How is...

EVEL: Is SNP dismay at Tory manoeuvring really genuine ? Should...

Commentary by Derek Bateman SNP: They’ve stopped Scottish MPs voting in Westminster on issues that only affect England. Voter: Oh aye. SNP: They will get a final...

Bateman: Why the SNP is popular and why that situation is...

Derek Bateman returns from holiday and asks what's being going on Just back from France…did I miss anything? And please don’t say the SNP conference. These...

Michelle Thomson: At the eye of a media storm as the...

Commentary by Derek Bateman Michelle Thomson’s solicitor may have been struck off but she won’t be short of legal volunteers to represent her should she...

Altered State: Reflections on Scotland first independence referendum

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter A new video has emerged that reflects on last year's Indyref, from the perspectives of various writers and bloggers from the...

So, the independence referendum campaign – how was it for you?

By a Newsnet.scot reporter So, the referendum campaign - how was it for you? Writer Peter Arnott and journalist Angela Haggerty joined podcast host Derek Bateman...

The young will see UK crumble in slow burning but irreversible...

As we mark the first anniversary of Scotland's extraordinary referendum, Derek Bateman reflects on the 12 months that followed and what they mean for...

The Establishment pottiness of PMQs, reform or no reform

Commentary by Derek Bateman My first response is Who Cares? PMQs? Haud me back…a platform for the bully boys and bigots to bawl at each...