I’m old enough to remember when the SNP was in opposition in the Scottish Parliament. For those two terms, every time they suggested money could be better spent, the press would be all over them asking for costings of the proposals and demanding to know what they would cut.
Alright. Since we seem to be doing Scottish colonialism discourse...
- Scotland was a founding member of the British Empire. - Around 30% of slaves on Jamaica were owned by Scots. - 25% of British administrators in India were Scots. - The British force at Culloden had more 1/
Councils and education providers will be legally required to make period products available free of charge to anyone who needs them, the Scottish government said in a statement issued Sunday. bit.ly/3JQn005
This is a must watch. Neil Oliver (Neil Oliver), a Scottish TV presenter and historian, asks the questions that everyone should be asking. It’s btw the first time I’ve seen a British TV presenter call out Net Zero for what it is — a power grab |
Scottish Water is trending because folk are pointing to the success of public ownership. It's important to remember it was political struggle that kept Scottish Water public. In 1994, Strathclyde Regional Council held a referendum with a 70% turnout to vote 'no' to privatisation.