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Tag: referendum

Barroso muddies the referendum waters

By G.A.Ponsonby  Did you know that the word Barroso means muddy in Spanish? Pretty apt name for the man who stepped up to Scotland’s constitutional...

Anger as BBC Chiefs issue snub to Scottish Parliament

  By a Newsnet reporter The BBC has provoked anger from Holyrood's education and culture committee after snubbing a request to appear before MSPs...

Scottish Oil and gas ‘over-reliance’ claims challenged by official figures

  By Bob Duncan  A new analysis of the role that oil & gas revenues have played in the Norwegian Government’s budget has blown...

What is the role of Broadcasting in Scotland?

  By John Drummond  Control of broadcasting is handled differently across the world.  However in most cases there is a degree of state control. The...

Boost for Scottish Government as Lord Advocate vindicates EU legal advice...

  By a Newsnet reporter The Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland, Scotland's senior law officer, has backed the Scottish Government over the issue of legal...

BBC Scotland comes under fire from NUJ over referendum coverage

  By G.A.Ponsonby  BBC Scotland has been criticised over its referendum coverage amid claims that the corporation’s poor quality programmes could result in a...

Liar claims undermined as Scottish government confirms law officers reviewed EU...

  By G.A.Ponsonby  Claims by his Unionist opponents that First Minister Alex Salmond lied over statements he made relating to EU legal advice have...

Labour in “bare faced liar” attack on Salmond as Referendum Consultation...

  By Martin Kelly The Scottish government has published the response to its referendum consultation today as a row escalated over accusations by the...

Gap between Yes and No shrinking as support for independence grows

  By a Newsnet reporter  The gap between those in favour of Scottish independence and those against appears to be closing after publication of...

We have to do something about our state-owned and run broadcaster

  By Alex Robertson  There is something almost fraudulent about the BBC calling itself a public service broadcaster.  The truth is that it serves...