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Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.

May 5, 2017

This week we rush headlong into the stramash of the local elections.

Are rumours of the Tory Scottish tidal wave over exaggerated?

Just what is going on when swathes of solid Labour areas suddenly turn blue?

Have we reached peak SNP?

Is it the constitution stupid?

Lesley dashes hot foot from PM and I try and decipher my hastily scribbled notes as we bring our caffeine fueled brains to bear on these questions.

I also chuck in a gratuitous Duke of Edinburgh anecdote. Friend to the famous me!