There are geographical nuances….we have islands that depend on ferries that depend on tesco co op and ehhh thats it. Granted oban has a M+S and lidls yet most small villages hamlets rely on that big truck with yorkies full of food.It's another layer of management to navigate.
If she knew Scotland, it wouldn't be f*cked.
Believe or not nicola can get things done, with that tone of voice that alec salmond is wary of.Why? What are the significant differences that need accounted for where there would be a need to be different? Other than the ever-present all-consuming desperation to be seen to be different in absolutely everything we have and do? Why this constant demand to have a "Scottish" version of everything all the time?
It's a waste of money and time that could be better spent elsewhere. The Geordies and Scousers seem to be able to have a recognisable identity without having to have different logos and letterheads all the time.
ETA - notwithstanding the post from Fang regarding the NHS set-ups. But they still managed that WITHOUT needing a different advisory body.
She speaks for scotland to scotland on what westminster can or cannot supply.
Better to look busy than sit on the pan shiteing her self skinny over the forthcoming prose of mr salmond. Make no mistake she can deal with him, she just doesn't want to tell him he is right.