Vote “No” and I’ll consider giving you a bit more.
’s message to the people of David
if they reject Scotland at the
We’ve heard it all before. And the last time that we were sold such nonsense, and ultimately betrayed, it came from a previous leader of the Tory Party.
Thatcher promised that a “No“ vote in the rigged Devolution Referendum of 1979 would not kill off devolution but would “open the door for all parties to explore together a lasting alternative arrangement which can enjoy the support of the whole British people.”
When Thatcher became
was subjected to unparalleled contempt from the triumphalist Tories. Devolution
was dead and Prime Minister, Scotland
paid a heavy price for believing in Scotland
promises. High unemployment, massive cuts in public spending and policies that
favoured the rich over the rest were to follow. Sound familiar? London
So, should the people of
believe this Tory? Scotland
To be fair to
he has only indicated that he would “consider” further devolution. So if he can
bribe enough people all he will do is tell us that he “considered” it and then
rejected it. Of course he won’t do anything of the kind.
There are more Giant Pandas north of the border than there is Tory MPs for a very good reason. This is a party that cannot be trusted when it comes to