August 27, 2014

Is Alex Salmond's Heir Apparent?

George Kerevan, The Scotsman

The Associated Press

His decision to shift the emphasis of the Yes campaign on to the future of the NHS could prove decisive. Neither Labour nor the Conservatives can balance the UK books in the future unless they scrap their commitment to protecting the NHS from cuts. That automatically reduces the Scottish Government’s Treasury grant. Not that the Tories care as they are already putting large swathes of the English NHS out to private tender, which will eventually leave the Scottish health service at the financial mercy of new medical monopolies.

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TAGGED: Scottish National Party, Scotland, UK, Alex Salmond

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