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Tag: Derek Bateman

Election fall-out: where next for the tartan commentariat ?

Commentary by Derek Bateman As if the near obliteration of Labour, Lib Dem and Tory parties wasn’t enough, we should remember the other big losers...

Podcast: Top Scots playwright Peter Arnott on Scottish politics today

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter Leading Scottish playwright Peter Arnott arrived in the Newsnet Radio studio to help analyse the election outcome - one week on...

Sweet success means Scotland will never be the same again

Commentary by Derek Bateman Mhairi Black will know how this feels…you wake up with a mouthful of sand, the Orange Order big drum is pounding,...

Scotland losing out on research funding to London’s “golden triangle”

A leading Scottish academic has claimed that Scottish universities are losing ground in the battle for increased research council funding, as rivals in London...

Post May 7, get ready for a full frontal assault on...

By Derek Bateman A week to go and is there any doubt? Of course there is. This is an election, not an opinion poll and...

The forgotten fact that is England’s built-in Westminster majority

Commentary by Derek Bateman A little detail is being missed from the deluge of anti Scottish slime oozing from the establishment media outlets – England...

Election campaign analysis from two leading writers

Two top writers from different disciplines joined Derek Bateman this week to ponder the election campaign and whether the polls are really telling the...

Salmond Pt 3: Devo Max, The Vow (and the black black...

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter Alex Salmond relates the tussle with the Unionist parties over the question of a "Devo Max" option on the referendum ballot...

Salmond: Labour’s paying the price for missing the trick on Devo...

by a Newsnet.scot Reporter Alex Salmond believes Labour and Tories made massive mistakes by ignoring the "Devo Max" referendum option when it was being negotiated...

The world according to Derek and Clive, or ‘Kevin’ as he...

Leading Scottish political columnist Kevin McKenna is to join Newsnet.scot as a regular contributor in the run-up to the UK General Election. Kevin made one...