The thing the British establishment feared most; the thing they'd been assured would not follow from devolution, was happening. The SNP was in power. What was worse, they were doing a good job.
While there has been no mention of a "UK-wide common framework" for health services we would anticipate that any proposals of this nature would be kept under very tight wraps.
"The Tories think they can do whatever they want to Scotland and get away with it." - Deidre Brock MP And why wouldn't they think this? Why wouldn't the British establishment blithely suppose they can do whatever they want to Scotland and get away with it? After all, this is precisely what we, as a … Continue reading This is our fight
There is a tone of bemused incomprehension in David Mundell’s remarks concerning the Scottish Government's position in the current wrangle over powers. He simply cannot understand why the Scottish Government refuses to bend to the will of the British state. The concept of a fundamental principle is totally lost on him. Accustomed to a political … Continue reading Face off!
There shall be a Scottish Parliament. But only if we are prepared to fight for it. There shall be a Scottish Parliament. But not if we allow the British political elite to have its way. There shall be a Scottish Parliament. But we must now decide, as a matter of great urgency whether it is … Continue reading Shall there be a Scottish Parliament?