The Stooshie: the politics podcast from DC Thomson Media
Week 41, 2021: The line must be drawn here!

Week 41, 2021: The line must be drawn here!

October 15, 2021

It’s the week in which politicians got mixed up in covid vaccine passport gobbledegook, our Foreign Secretary and Deputy Prime Minister got into a wrangle over a mansion, and Moray was wiped from the Westminster map.

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Week 40, 2021: Lords a leaping

Week 40, 2021: Lords a leaping

October 8, 2021

It’s the week in which Boris Johnson rounded off his conference, but was there enough substance with the style? Reporter Rachel Amery speaks to Baroness Annabelle Goldie at the RAF base in Leuchars about the universal credit cut and whether the Army is best deployed driving ambulances and HGVs. Baroness Goldie is also questioned on the role of unelected peers in government.

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Week 39, 2021: Gimmie Fuel, Gimmie Ire, Gimmie Labour’s latest mire

Week 39, 2021: Gimmie Fuel, Gimmie Ire, Gimmie Labour’s latest mire

October 1, 2021

It’s the week in which we all tried to buy petrol but couldn’t, as the Army is once again called in to help the government out of another delivery mess. We also talk about the vaccine passport roll-out, Labour’s brief mention of Scotland and chat with our award winning data editor Lesley-Anne Kelly about the role of data journalism in a post-truth world. 

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Week 38, 2021: Ambulance crews and vaccine passport blues

Week 38, 2021: Ambulance crews and vaccine passport blues

September 24, 2021

It’s the week in which Scotland moved away from prosecuting possession of Class A drugs, Humza Yousaf was called to answer for his job over the ambulance and NHS waiting times crisis, and we learned your local pub might actually be a bouncing nightclub. 

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Week 37, 2021: Blue light emergency, while Greens see red over roads

Week 37, 2021: Blue light emergency, while Greens see red over roads

September 17, 2021

It’s the week in which Nicola Sturgeon called in the Army to help the stretched ambulance service cope with demand. Boris Johnson rearranged his cabinet and the impact of the SNP’s deal with the Greens started to hit home. 

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Week 36, 2021: Read it and weep?

Week 36, 2021: Read it and weep?

September 10, 2021

It’s the week in which Holyrood heard the SNP-Green programme for government, and opposition parties were less than impressed. We take a look at the highs and lows, and get to grips with Scotland’s new covid passport scheme. 

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Week 35, 2021: Parliament‘s cold open, plus author of new book on Salmond/Sturgeon split

Week 35, 2021: Parliament‘s cold open, plus author of new book on Salmond/Sturgeon split

September 3, 2021

It’s the week in which we publish our 100th show, the Scottish Parliament got back down to business, and Courier editor David Clegg shares the best bits of his new book on just what went down between Salmond and Sturgeon. 

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Week 34, 2021: Case by case

Week 34, 2021: Case by case

August 27, 2021

It’s the week in which the fall-out over the SNP-Green deal at Holyrood started to show, while the country recorded its highest number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic started. Plus, we talk to the new leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats. 

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Week 33, 2021: Neo-Nazis, Afghanistan and the art of the Holyrood deal

Week 33, 2021: Neo-Nazis, Afghanistan and the art of the Holyrood deal

August 20, 2021

It’s the week in which the Greens and SNP came to a formal agreement for a “not-coalition” coming together in the Scottish Parliament. And special guest Impact Team journalist Stephen Stewart shares his work uncovering Scotland’s neo-Nazi network and his views as a veteran of the war in Afghanistan on the unfolding crisis. 

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Week 32, 2021: Deal or no deal

Week 32, 2021: Deal or no deal

August 13, 2021

It’s the week in which Scots found themselves locked out of the Louvre thanks to a paper vaccine passport, and the Greens and SNP wrestle over the country’s oil and gas industry ahead of forming a new coalition. 

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