The Scottish Labour Party is in crisis, and the Westminster mothership isn't helping

Suggestions a Labour government wouldn't oppose a second independence referendum are compounding a dearth of talent north of the border. 

What the hell is happening to the Scottish Labour Party? Its crisis – this abject and sustained collapse into near-obsolescence – is real and deep and profound and not obviously fixable. The party at Holyrood is in the hands of third-raters, a sort of soupy Corbynite claque lacking even the nous and brains of a John McDonnell or a Seumas Milne. It is treated with contempt by the mothership at Westminster, and is undergoing a talent drain of significant proportions. The future looks...
source: New Statesman

2019-08-17 10:48
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