It couldn’t be more clear. The Glasgow and surrounding counties restrictions on movement and hospitality, begun 6 weeks ago, even with the campus surges (what happened to those?), are working.
In just over a week the infection rate per 1 million has fallen from 265 to 217 and it’s clearly still falling unlike that in England.
The increase in the level of infection in the other three nations is between 60% and nearly 100% higher.
Surely this is the moment to show what we can do, to reject association with a Tory crisis and thus further the cause of independence?
I understand the bind. Businesses and the media will blame the SNP for their economic ruin if we don’t qualify for the furlough money but the voters will flock to the SNP if Westminster tries to punish us for succeeding.