In this issue, Sillars argues that despite holding the majority of seats in
“What Labour did was assure the Scots that it would raise a shield to protect them from the Tory baby-eaters down south. The shield is full of holes. The cuts are coming, loaded with pain, stress that will break families, deny many of the young any chance of employment ever, and communities will fracture. Labour will feast politically on the people’s agony, blaming the Tories, telling them to vote Labour at Holyrood next year to “send Cameron a message”- and so they may – and nothing will change the pain, because the Tories can now safely ignore Scotland as they cannot be threatened with vengeance at the ballot box, having nothing to get from us except rejection.
“The election, with
For more see the new issue of Holyrood magazine, out Monday