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Thanks to the reader who sent this. All informers protected!

Missed it yesterday behind the Scotsman’s paywall.

Right at the end, Prof Burns writes:

I’m coming to the conclusion that my friend David Hamilton was correct. If we had shut the border years ago, we would have been able to protect ourselves from UK Government incompetence.

I’m reminded of my own earlier suggestions of the same, regarding county lines drug gangs, measles epidemics, novovirus and listeria seeping north:

https://talkingupscotlandtwo.com/2020/05/11/coronavirus-tips-the-balance-in-the-argument-for-a-real-border-with-england/

And, more recently, camper vans from Husbands Bosworth:

https://talkingupscotlandtwo.com/2020/05/11/you-can-drive-to-other-destinations-close-the-border-scotland/