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Don’t feel too sorry for the Daily Record

June 14, 2011

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As job losses were announced, The Herald posed the question, does Scotland need the Daily Record? This was the newspaper which in 2000 leapt on Stagecoach boss, Brian Souter‘s, bigoted bandwagon to campaign in favour of Section 28 (or 2A as it was known in Scotland). That’s the clause that banned the ‘promotion of homosexuality […]

Poor communication causes ministerial resignation

December 12, 2010

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Snow. In England, it leaves people stranded in Sevenoaks, turning the mild mannered folk of middle England panicking at being cut off. But in Scotland, things have got far more serious. Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson has resigned saying he: Could have done much more to ensure that members of the public were better informed of […]