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Has the SNP failed Scotland?

Responses to John McDermott's criticism of the party's record in government

By Prospect Team  

Nicola Sturgeon: under-scrutinised? ©Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read John McDermott’s full essay on the SNP’s record

In the July issue of Prospect, former Number 10 policy advisor John McDermott wrote an essay criticising the SNP’s record in government in Scotland. Here are some of the responses we received.

Lack of Scrutiny

Margaret Curran, former Labour MP for Glasgow East

John McDermott is right when he identifies the lack of scrutiny of the SNP’s policies. The lack of oxygen for critique in Scotland…

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