One Tory being questioned by the polis and one asking parliamentary questions to help TuS out
We’re all familiar with opposition member’s questions being used to feed Reporting Scotland with scare stories of limited significance. Talking-up Scotland has now realised that the questions for which the answers didn’t suit the Unionist agenda, are thus useful to us.
So today, we can report that Scottish productivity is growing 3 times faster than that in the UK and has increased by 5.7%, in the ten years of SNP government, as opposed to a mere 1.9% in the UK.
This growth has been the result of* a number of Scottish Government initiatives and is despite ten years of Tory austerity policies.
The Scottish government has been commended by leading economists.**
*’the result of’ is a BBC Scotland recommended term for any connection at all between two factors such as, for example, pigeon poo and hospital deaths.
** BBC Scotland guidelines say sources need not be mentioned where time is required for stories about sick people and their relatives.