Again, in the wake of the the early-bird(s) at MSM Monitor, I have something to add to their excellent alert.
Stephen Montgomery, Bar Steward and GMS regular go-to-guy for undermining the Scottish Government’s pandemic strategy, is well known to us at TuS.
In April, on one of his earlier forays with BBC Scotland:
In the wake of the Herald headlining their campaign for ‘Eating out, dying out’, BBC Scotland have headlined the need for Scotland to copy England’s approach to pandemic control by opening pubs earlier.
Here he is in few of his media appearances:
Stephen Montgomery, who owns the Townhead Hotel in Lockerbie and is a spokesman for the Scottish Hospitality Group, said he would “love to be opening up at the same time as our colleagues down south”. “We’re going to be seeing people jump the border… for that long awaited pint of cold beer while we still remain closed,” he told BBC Radio’s Good Morning Scotland. “Scotland’s always been behind in the way we’ve been operating for the last year. So it’s going to be no different this time. “We are at a disadvantage.”
Four in a bed? I don’t want to know.
He seems to know what he’s talking about. Is there any reason why we shouldn’t just follow England?
Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme drove new COVID-19 infections up by between 8 and 17%, new research finds.