Philip Sim on Muck Rack

Philip Sim

Political Journalist — BBC
As seen in: BBC

BBC Scotland political journalist & occasional courtroom live-tweeter. RTs not endorsements etc.

Search Tweets

Twitter Feed

@BBCPhilipSim — 26,187 followers, 19,584 tweets

Interesting exchanges in @SP_FinCon with Murdo Fraser querying what Derek Mackay has "down the back of the sofa" for a budget deal. Finance sec says "there can be a shuffling of numbers" - but sounds like the deficit in the NDR pool leaves a little less room for maneuverability
The transcript of the (unbroadcast) @SP_FinCon showdown with Derek Mackay in Aberdeen has appeared. Some strong exchanges over local government settlement:
@Liam4Orkney @tim_hustler I imagine they're making the whole thing feel worthwhile...
Ross Greer's rebuttal to Jackson Carlaw: "rather a fruitcake than the Eton mess that's taken this country to the brink in recent years" #puddingwars
Show More