Being from one of the British parties you will not be called upon to do very much in the way of scrutinising government policy. In most instances you will default to the 'Bain Principle'.
Tag: Jackson Carlaw
Business as usual?
I strongly suspect that the people of Scotland may be setting their sights rather higher than Carlaw can possibly be comfortable with.
A BritNat referendum?
I doubt very much whether there are any senior 'Scottish' Tories who "now back indyref2". It may well be that there are many senior 'Sottish' Tories who believe it necessary to rethink the arid and blatantly anti-democratic denial of Scotland's right of self-determination which characterised Ruth Davidson's reign as Queen of the BritNats. Which was, … Continue reading A BritNat referendum?
A man of many ‘qualities’
Scour the Edinburgh Agreement as you may, you will find no mention of any 'once in a generation" promise. Nor will you find it in the Scottish Independence Referendum Act 2013. Or in any other agreement, act or formal accord associated with the 2014 referendum. The "once in a generation" thing simply doesn't exist. It never existed. Carlaw is a liar.
Playing the fool
When you hear Jackson Carlaw banging on about a non-existent "commitment" that the 2014 independence referendum was a "once in a generation" event, cut him some slack. He's probably just hamming it up for the cameras
The bitter resentment and hatred of the SNP harboured by the British parties squatting in the Scottish Parliament is a cancer at the heart of Scotland's politics. #DissolveTheUnion