Significant numbers of Scottish voters are turning away from the Labour party as represented in Westminster. Many now see an independent Scotland as the only chance for a traditional Labour party, founded on traditional Labour values. Your comments on Monday evening will only have convinced many more that this is the case
UK Government departments and national media outlets frequently forget that many Westminster edicts only affect England; but one of the most surprising examples is the Labour Party. Yes, the political party which delivered on political devolution, as part of its policy on UK constitutional reform, has singularly failed to devolve itself. As a result, it could be said to have lost the plot, certainly in Scotland.