Health in Scotland is devolved to SNP
The BBC’s flagship 6pm news bulletin reported that the SNP government in Scotland has changed its coronavirus mortality figures because it was significantly under-reporting the real death toll.
But the channel made no mention of the fact that this week’s Office for National Statistics report showed the Conservative government under-reporting the UK-wide death toll – by more than half:
The ONS also reported that even deaths in hospital were being understated by almost 80% – 926 as of 27 March compared to a real toll of 1,649:
It’s hard to imagine what would persuade the BBC to report the SNP-run situation yet ignore the Tory-run one.
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