Disgraceful Nick Robinson returns to lie in our faces about care home deaths

Talking-up Scotland

Former SNP leader Alex Salmond says BBC's referendum coverage a 'disgrace'  - BBC News

Many of you will remember Robinson’s bare-faced lie about Alex Salmond back in 2014.

He still capable of a whopper.

Today on BBC podcast, Political Thinking with Nick Robinson, Robinson put it to Jeanne Freeman that the UK’s highest death rate in care homes was in Scotland after many people were sent into care homes from hospital with the virus.

It’s a bit of a repeat of an Andrew Marr line shouted at the first Minister last year. The answer is the same.

In the First Wave in 2020, research from the University of Stirling:

Care homes in England experienced the highest increase in excess deaths at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic compared to those in the rest of the UK, according to new research. A study – co-ordinated from the University of Stirling’s Management School – found that care homes in England recorded a 79…

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