Scotland’s secret shame…

PANORAMA tonight (BBC One, Sunday, 27 February 2005, 22:15 GMT) takes a look at Scotland’s ‘secret shame’ – sectarianism. It asks if Old Firm rivals Rangers and Celtic have done enough to combat bigotry on the terraces. Are some fans just 90-minute bigots, or is the problem so serious that First Minister Jack McDonnell right to convene a summit on sectarianism? Meanwhile, “the Catholic church has called on Scottish police forces to conduct a Northern Ireland-style religious audit of their officers amid fears of sectarianism in the ranks”, according to the Sunday Times.