Jim Murphy’s political nemesis returned to the podcast studio to reflect on her first few months as the MP for East Renfrewshire, one of the most fiercely contested seats of the 56 won by the SNP last May. Kirsten Oswald last spoke to podcast host Derek Bateman in the run-up to last year’s general election. […]
Top Scots playwright Peter Arnott believes Scottish politics will never be the same again, following the stunning victory of the SNP in Scotland earlier this month. Arnott believes that the other parties will have to re-assemble and change drastically if they are to provide an effective opposition to the SNP as it continues to dominate […]
Two SNP candidates tell Bateman Broadcasting listeners what’s it like to be fighting Westminster seats at a time when the polls proclaim that the party is on the verge of a historic breakthrough. The only poll that matters is the vote on May 7 of course. And every election candidate reminds themselves of that every […]
That was the year that was. If nothing else 2014 will be remembered as the year Scotland woke up, took a good at itself, and wrestled the issues during an unforgettable referendum campaign.