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Links Friday 27 March 2020

First Minister NicolaSturgeonlatest scotgovcoronavirusbriefing with Health Secretary JeaneF1MSPand Chief Medical Officer Scotland

https://mobile.twitter.com/ScoPoliticsNews/status/1243171587915952131

 

Trending; Is the uk govt accurately recording and distributing #coronavirusstatistics in line with other nations?

https://mobile.twitter.com/ScoPoliticsNews/status/124315478785760051

 

Don’t know if these are true

This may explain the surprising drop in English coronavirus-related deaths yesterday.

https://mobile.twitter.com/msm_monitor/status/1243138739397955588

 

Doctors are saying that they aren’t being allowed to write the virus as the cause of death, they have to put Pneumonia!

https://mobile.twitter.com/Pamaro25/status/1243146536302804994

 

Scottish Government

https://www.gov.scot/news/

 

HIAL Airports to remain open for lifeline and essential services

https://www.hial.co.uk/whats-hot/hial-airports-to-remain-open-for-lifeline-and-essential-services/

 

SNP site

https://www.snp.org/news/

 

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKHMRCED/bulletins/2836187

 

Thread on contract changes

https://mobile.twitter.com/ScottishTUC/status/1242797593865969669

 

I work for a bank and worked for different call centers, you HAVE to state that you’ve been affected by COVID-19!

https://mobile.twitter.com/gringatears/status/1243244301754273792

 

5 STEP BENEFIT CHECK PLAN

https://mobile.twitter.com/leehealey_/status/1243032988818059264

 

The R-word

https://weegingerdug.wordpress.com/2020/03/26/the-r-word/

 

Talking up Scotland

https://www.scoop.it/topic/talking-up-scotland

 

Holyrood magazine

Holyrood

 

Highlands and Islands closing all airports on Sunday, except for emergency flights.

HIAL Airports to remain open for lifeline and essential services

 

Crops could be ‘left to rot’ during coronavirus outbreak due to shortage of overseas workers,

https://www.politicshome.com/news/article/excl-crops-could-be-left-to-rot-during-coronavirus-outbreak-due-to-shortage-of-workers-mps-warn

 

In response to DetentionActions #covid19UKlitigation Government has so far released 350 people from immigration detention and undertaken to promptly REVIEW THE DETENTION OF EVERYONE held under immigration powers, prioritising those with relevant underlying health...

https://mobile.twitter.com/BellaSankey/status/1243066884406337541

 

Why Germany's Coronavirus Death Rate Is Far Lower Than In Other Countries

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/25/820595489/why-germanys-coronavirus-death-rate-is-far-lower-than-in-other-countries?t=1585235529877

 

Boris Johnson accused of risking lives by refusing to join EU scheme to buy key equipment

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/coronavirus-boris-johnson-medical-equipment-eu-brexit-a9424631.html

 

Now saying they didn’t get the invite. That's not whatMattHancockwas saying just last week on Question Time.

https://mobile.twitter.com/lumi_1984/status/1243235442138460161

 

The government should have given funding to existing ventilator manufacturers, and existing companies like us.”

https://mobile.twitter.com/BBCNewsnight/status/1242949236762738692

 

Dyson may have jumped gun on its announcement of supplying thousands of ventilators to NHS

https://mobile.twitter.com/Peston/status/1243141944492122117

 

A *Labour* member of the Welsh Senedd has slammed BBC coverage of the coronavirus crisis saying the broadcaster is treating England as though it was the whole of the UK and broadcasting inaccurate information in Wales.

https://mobile.twitter.com/msm_monitor/status/1242934875088457737

 

 

Boris Johnson Is Not Cut Out for This Crisis

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/26/opinion/coronavirus-uk-boris-johnson.html#click=https://t.co/dfK2judGXj

Have just seen this. Does anyone know anymore?

BBC Scotland announces ‘no more Scottish news programmes until after crisis’. but, ‘it’s a temporary measure’.

https://mobile.twitter.com/Iblogtoglasgow/status/1243457361697820675

Have now found this 

From Monday there will no breakfast TV bulletins from BBC Scotland.

https://mobile.twitter.com/bbcscotnewspr/status/1243448472860327936

 

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