The Scottish Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. T.Blair, stated today that there was no reason for England to be granted devolved powers or own parliament. He added that just because the English people wanted it to happen didn’t mean it was what was good for them.
The Scottish Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon. G.B.H.Brown, was quoted as saying that the benefit to the many English residents of this proposed devolvement did not outweigh the benefit that Scotland reaps from the current state of union and it would therefore not be fiscally feasible or affordable for Scottish crofters to relinquish their power over the English peasantry in absolute terms in this fiscal period or the next.
The Scottish Home Secretary, the Rt. Hon. J.Reid, said that England was “not fit for purpose” and that he is going to...
Read the rest here. The whole piece is couched in amusing terms - but from abuse of recent immigrants as slave labour to the destruction of democratic rule in England - contains more than a grain of truth about the Scottish Raj.
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