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Back at last ! CommonSpace editor Angela Haggerty and ScotGoesPop blogger James Kelly joined Derek Bateman for the first BB podcast of 2016. We’ll be running a weekly discussion podcast featuring a range of guests in the run-up to the Scottish elections in May. Angela and James chewed over various issues, including the Scottish political […]
Scottish politics has become more exciting ever since the heightened debate of the referendum campaign.
Andrew Wilson – commentator, consultant, former bank executive and SNP MSP – is a respected figure in the world of Yes. Today he offers a passionate case for Yes, but also for consensus and bridge-building among the political classes and across Scotland, post-referendum.
Between his prominent role in the Scottish music scene and his continued activism in both the working class and youth communities of Glasgow, Darren McGarvey – aka Loki – brings his distinct progressive outlook to the ongoing referendum discussion.
What did women make of the latest TV referendum debate? We asked two leading Yes-leaning women to provide comment and analysis in a special podcast recorded in the wake of the BBC’s Salmond v Darling joust. Media consultant and former Government communications boss Susan Stewart and former […]
Crawford Beveridge, Scots-American businessman and the chair of the Scottish Government’s Fiscal Commission, joins Derek Bateman to explain how the group reached its recommendation that an independent Scotland should embrace Sterling in a currency union with England.
Two heavyweights from health and economics entered the Bateman studio complex this week to discuss the case for Yes.
With September 18th fast approaching, Amanda invited Katy Nicholson to talk about the turning point for her personally in the campaign and her journey from a No, thanks to a Yes, please.
As the referendum campaign hots up in the aftermath of the first major TV debate, Bateman Broadcasting devotes part of this week’s podcast to the fall-out. Derek discusses the key questions of who won, who lost and who cares with Kevin McKenna of the Observer and journalist colleague Maurice Smith.