Look, over the six months of the pandemic, the infection level has been 35% higher [5 849 per 1m in England compared to 4 315 per 1m in Scotland] and the death level has been 45% higher [658 per 1m compared to 458 per 1m].
And, even this difference might have been greater had Scotland been independent or had the power to lock-down before end March, by which time the SAGE advisors’ herd immunity ‘strategy’ and reassurances about care homes and Johnson’s glad-handing, had opened the nation’s doors to the pandemic.
But, still, today, Neil Mackay can write:
Why does the Herald’s Neil Mackay, a self-styled ‘longtime independence supporter‘ not know this and if he does know it, why does he repeat, with Ian Murray, Alister Jack and the droves of longtime independence haters, this clear inaccuracy?
Writer at large? Writer in the dark!