The scariest scare story ever told.

A wee Sovereign Scot

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In Scotland, with a devolved government, we have given ourselves some universal social benefits.  We have free prescriptions whereas people in England have to pay £8.05 for each item. Prescriptions are also free in Northern Ireland and Wales. We have free care of the elderly, free public transport for the over 60’s and for the younger folk we have free tuition fees.  Over and above that we have an independent, publicly owned NHS in Scotland and our Water authority is still in public hands.  How come?  How did we manage to get so much that the average person in England would give so much for? The answer is simple, Scotland more than pays its way in the United Kingdom and our government at Holyrood always balances the books each year.  The NHS in Scotland has always been an independent organisation and Scottish Water avoided the privatisation feeding frenzy of the 80’s…

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About Hugh Wallace

Soldier, sailor, policeman, engineer, scientist, democrat, socialist, environmentalist, advocate of Scottish Independence
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