Restless Natives

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BBC flooded with complaints about Sarah Smith’s Alex Salmond report

Source:: The National BBC flooded with complaints about Sarah Smith’s Alex Salmond report THE BBC received a barrage of complaints over an inaccurate report on its main evening network news programme that Alex Salmond wanted Nicola Sturgeon to resign. Read the full article:: The National BBC flooded with complaints about Sarah Smith’s Alex Salmond report

Hundreds of complaints to BBC over FM's Alex Salmond comments at briefing

Source:: The National Hundreds of complaints to BBC over FM’s Alex Salmond comments at briefing THE BBC received hundreds of complaints after Nicola Sturgeon made comments about Alex Salmond during a Covid briefing. Read the full article:: The National Hundreds of complaints to BBC over FM’s Alex Salmond comments at briefing

Rishi Sunak’s cool lad act does not conceal truth about his Budget

Source:: The National Rishi Sunak’s cool lad act does not conceal truth about his Budget THE UK Budget is normally an extremely secretive affair where the opposition benches only get sight of what it contains as the Chancellor is delivering it, but this time most of the big-ticket items were leaked ahead of time. Read the full article:: The National Rishi Sunak’s cool lad act does not conceal truth about his Budget

Rank hypocrisy of Tories' calls for Nicola Sturgeon to resign is there for all to see

Source:: The National Rank hypocrisy of Tories’ calls for Nicola Sturgeon to resign is there for all to see A HUGE warm welcome to the more than 10,000 new SNP members who signed up this week. The boost to Scotland’s governing party comes only nine weeks ahead of Scottish Parliament elections and just as Covid-safe campaigning activities are given the green light to candidates and activists. By way of comparison the 10,000 new SNP members are equivalent to 61% of the entire membership of the Scottish Labour Party, 91% of the Scottish Tory membership and 245% of the Scottish… […]

Candidates from BAME backgrounds top SNP Holyrood election lists

Source:: The National Candidates from BAME backgrounds top SNP Holyrood election lists A NEW inclusive policy of putting disabled and BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) candidates on top of the eight SNP regional lists for the forthcoming Scottish Parliament elections produced some unexpected results on the lists which were released by the party yesterday afternoon. Read the full article:: The National Candidates from BAME backgrounds top SNP Holyrood election lists

Indy Live Radio to celebrates women in movement with four different shows

Source:: The National Indy Live Radio to celebrates women in movement with four different shows MONDAY is International Women’s Day and to mark the event, Indy Live Radio is broadcasting four separate shows over the weekend. Read the full article:: The National Indy Live Radio to celebrates women in movement with four different shows

Veterans to challenge post-independence Scotland defence myths

Source:: The National Veterans to challenge post-independence Scotland defence myths HOW we would defend an independent Scotland was one of the questions many people felt was not sufficiently addressed ahead of the 2014 referendum, but now a group of former service personnel is aiming to make sure that mistake is not repeated. Read the full article:: The National Veterans to challenge post-independence Scotland defence myths

Independence pipe band sees big boost in membership

Source:: The National Independence pipe band sees big boost in membership IF you are in the Yes movement and want to let fellow activists and independence supporters know what’s going on then The National’s Yes DIY pages are the places to tell your stories. Read the full article:: The National Independence pipe band sees big boost in membership

Inappropriate?

Source:: Random Public Journal Inappropriate? Tweet Follow @Jeggit By Jason Michael LEGALLY SPEAKING, the most Alex Salmond’s opponents can level against him with any credibility is that his behaviour – with his own admission – was ‘inappropriate.’ Now, before any critique of this nebulous term, it is important to acknowledge that there is such a thing as inappropriate behaviour and that people are affected by the inappropriate behaviour of others in the workplace, in public, and even in their private homes. It is in no… Read the full article:: Random Public Journal Inappropriate?

Open Minds on Independence #7: Believe in Scotland’s Manifesto for Wellbeing

Source:: The National Open Minds on Independence #7: Believe in Scotland’s Manifesto for Wellbeing IN the last few Open Minds articles we have presented evidence on how the UK Government loaded Scotland’s accounts with debt spending that Scotland did not benefit from. We showed that smaller, more agile independent nations almost universally outperform the UK across all economic measures and therefore outperform Scotland’s economy as part of the UK to the tune of many billions a year. Read the full article:: The National Open Minds on Independence #7: Believe in Scotland’s Manifesto for Wellbeing

The uncertain future

Source:: Wings Over Scotland The uncertain future Finally, after an astonishing four and a half days of “counting”, the SNP have released their candidate rankings for the regional list in this year’s Holyrood election. We’ll give you the results first, and then something interesting. NO SKIPPING STRAIGHT TO THE END. As a bonus for those of you who didn’t skip straight to […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland The uncertain future

Matt Hancock defends one per cent pay rise for nurses despite threat of strikes

Source:: The National Matt Hancock defends one per cent pay rise for nurses despite threat of strikes THE Government has continued to defend its controversial recommendation of a 1% pay rise for NHS workers despite growing anger and the threat of industrial action. Read the full article:: The National Matt Hancock defends one per cent pay rise for nurses despite threat of strikes

Eight-hour session showed Scotland is led by a stateswoman

Source:: The National Eight-hour session showed Scotland is led by a stateswoman I SAT for eight hours on Wednesday glued to the TV screen watching Nicola Sturgeon give her answers to the Holyrood committee. Read the full article:: The National Eight-hour session showed Scotland is led by a stateswoman

Douglas Ross says gypsy traveller comment has 'come back to haunt' him

Source:: The National Douglas Ross says gypsy traveller comment has ‘come back to haunt’ him DOUGLAS Ross has said that his comments on gypsy travellers is one of his mistakes that have “come back to haunt” him. Read the full article:: The National Douglas Ross says gypsy traveller comment has ‘come back to haunt’ him