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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.

Apr 24, 2009

This week it's cabinet meetings, G20 and MPs' expenses as the team grapple in this episode of Riddoch Questions.


Apr 18, 2009

After a short break for Easter, the Riddoch Questions crew are back in the Aftermath business. Lesley worries about the recession, Sean plays some interesting art from Croatia and Jules plugs next week's outside broadcast which sounds like a great event with millionaires and Dragons' Den and stuff.


Apr 17, 2009

Joining Lesley for Riddoch Questions this week are Dr Richard Simpson, Labour MSP for Mid-Scotland and Fife, Aileen Campbell, SNP MSP for the South of Scotland and Joyce McMillan, columnist for the Scotsman.


Apr 10, 2009

This special edition of Riddoch Questions was recorded before a live audience at Peebles High School. Scotland’s Education Secretary Fiona Hyslop and her opposite number, Labour’s Rhona Brankin were in attendance, along with Ken Cunningham, general secretary of School Leaders Scotland and Judith Gillespie from...


Apr 5, 2009

Agnes is not your typical entrepreneur.  She's 84 and suffers from tendonitis.  When she couldn't find a trolley to help her with household tasks, she decided to invent one herself.  She's spent a small fortune on it but is still nowhere near getting it to market.  Lesley gets on the case and finds out why Agnes has...