Tuesday, December 06, 2011


With the Scottish Nationalist Party in power and pressing for total national independence it is worthwhile noting some of their "achievements". "Patient care is being jeopardised by cuts to NHS staffing in Scotland, it was claimed last night, with the workforce shrinking by 4,000, including 2,000 fewer nurses and midwives than last year. Scottish government figures put the number of nurses at a five year low ..." (Times, 30 November) Is this the future for an independent Scotland?

1 comment:

ajohnstone said...

NEARLY 4000 Scottish teaching jobs have been lost since the SNP came to power, new figures show.


In addition, one in five newly qualified teachers is jobless