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Scottish government baby boxes – more information, more concerns

This post is in two parts. I drafted Part 1 a while ago after the Scottish government (quietly) released the full certification they hold for the box. I decided to hold off publishing it as I thought there was little … Continue reading

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Are the Scottish government’s baby boxes safe?

SNP Holyrood manifesto 2016 A year ago on 1 January 2017, a pilot distribution of baby boxes to test the SNP’s manifesto promise (above) began in Clackmannanshire and Orkney. Spontaneous joy, of a sort, erupted amongst SNP politicians including these … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies, and nationalist monitoring of the BBC

How would you set about researching whether a media organisation, let’s say the BBC, was biased in its news output? Qualified academics could give a better answer but my guess is that it would involve at least these steps: a … Continue reading

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Boxes that babies, and SNP politicians, can use

A couple of days’ ago the SNP announced that every baby in Scotland– or new mother I guess – will be given a ‘baby box.’ Gloss over the slight technicality that ‘will’ should of course read ‘… if we get … Continue reading

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