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Tag: Alex Salmond

Survation poll for Sunday Post 25th April 2021

Should we hold a 2% silence for Alba?

By Russell Bruce As we can't be bothered with that perhaps the 1% on the Savanta Comres poll would...
Tory turns Salmond's spokesperson

Ruth Davidson acts as Salmond’s spokesperson at FMQs

Salmond's conspiracy clique gains The Baroness as spokesperson to recite David Davis' false claims under Westminster parliamentary privilege. The Scottish parliament does...
Alex Salmond with his old pal David Davis at Edinburgh Fringe Aug 2017

Goodbye Mr Salmond

Looks like you've had your chips Mr Salmond, Scotland has little need of you - and take your Tory pals with...
Cost of Royals 2013 - 2020

In the news: Royal’s pay, ‘Salmond mince’ Gorbachev at 90 and...

A couple of ex-pat royals have been making the news. For an interesting diversion on the story Statista had look at the...
Jonathan Mitchell QC suggestions for journalists

Salmond, Scottish Parliament, SPCB and Crown Office.

It is this rule of law - passed when Alex Salmond was First Minister, without any exceptions or qualifications in it - which means he cannot "use or disclose" material turned over to him in the course of his criminal defence for anything else. That much is clear.
Kenny Farquharson The Times 23 Feb 2021

Salmond finds new role as panto villain

Will Alex Salmond ever appear in front of the committee on the Scottish Government's Handling of Harassment Complaints? Oh...
SNP 57%

Startling polls

By Russell Bruce These are startling figures from polling by YouGov carried out for The Times

Is something rotten in the state of the BBC?

By Russell Bruce The fiasco over BBC lawyers taking down video channels with snippets from news programmes on the YouTube channels of Wings over Scotland...

Zulu! Time for new Empire job, heading up Africa Desk

Commentary by Derek Bateman Much activity at Castle Bateman including a visit by a friend from Oxford who didn’t mind staying with an anti English...

What kind of mandate has ‘Scottish Secretary’ who was only candidate...

Commentary by Derek Bateman I caught part of the STV programme Scotland Tonight, celebrating its fifth year on the air, as it  assessed the success of...