The BBC – The Secret Service and the Westminster Government – A Corrupting and Controlling Influence – Nothing Will Change

    The BBC Is Totally Independent From the State – But Is It? By the 1960s political vetting was so well entrenched that BBC interviews were resembling Civil Service selection boards. At one time, (according to former senior BBC executive Stuart Hood,) “a Civil Service Commissioner even attended the interviews.” Hood recalls the selection […]

European Referendum – Cameron & the EU Are Intent on Signing the TTIP Agreement – If You Are Rich That’s Fine But the Poor Will Be Hammered

    EU Parliament backs TTIP resolution Despite vocal criticism, the EU Parliament has approved a non-binding resolution on the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, bridging a gap in protracted negotiations on the secretive trade pact between the EU and the US. The resolution was approved by the majority of the parliament with 436 […]

Mundell’s Operating Finances Unjustifiably Increased Scotland Ripped Off Yet Again

      Francesca Osowska     Scottish Affairs Committee Meeting – 2015 – Scottish Office – Financial matters – Francesca Osowska OBE, Director, Scotland Office, and Michael Chalmers, Director and Solicitor to the Advocate General were in attendance Chair: Welcome to the Scottish Affairs Committee; we are very grateful for you both coming along […]

Notorious Tartan Tammy Twitterer – BrianSpanner1 – Revealed as a Mullet Head

      Brian Spanner1     This little white dog (LWD) never understood why it was the one who had to go to the groomer. (submitted by Carl) April 27th, 2010 Brian says:   LWD does that stand for Little White Dog or Lonely White Dude? Is Brian this Person?  LairdBrian McSpanner   […]

Scotland Bill – Fiscal Matters – Sterling – Independence – Scots Need to Heed the Advice of one of the UK’s Greatest Chancellors – Have Courage

      Denis Winston Healey,  politician, born 30 August 1917; died 3 October 2015 Denis was the best Prime Minister the UK never had. The aptly titled “Iron Chancellor” (1974 to 1979) rescued the UK from financial disaster on a scale mirroring the recent Greek fiasco. As with Greece and the EU, the International […]

Scottish State Pensions Rip Off – Scots Nearing Retirement Who Voted To Stay With the Union – Read This and Weep

          21 February 2016: Budget 2016 – Former Pensions minister warns Osborne will drop a £4Billion Tax bombshell with pensions overhaul Former pensions minister Steve Webb has warned that chancellor George Osborne is getting ready to drop a £4bn “extra tax bombshell” in next month’s Budget by getting rid of the […]

Treasury Civil Servant Who Screwed Scotland Over in the Referendum – Gets to do it all Again – He Prepared the Scottish Finance Bill

        Sir Nicholas Macpherson – Permanent Secretary to the Treasury – snubs the Civil Service Code Macpherson breached the “Civil Service Code” when he released to the public his personal views and political advice regarding sharing of sterling in the event the Scottish Referendum returned a Yes vote. His unsolicited “advice” (so […]