Last night they ensured that if the Scottish Parliament gets too bigsy it can just be dissolved. Tories and Labour united – just now the Unionist parties are part of the same continuum/
With all the pomp and ceremony of an obscurantist and ossifying feudal monarchy the British parliament was opened and David Cameron addressed the Lords and Commons through his elderly mouthpiece the Queen. For Scotland and our independence movement this means that the games have begun. All irony was lost on the establishment when an unelected head of state with a net worth of £550 million pontificated on her government’s plans to continue its programme of austerity by slashing public services to ensure Britain lives within its means.
In a nation which has been described repeatedly by Cameron as broken the Lords and Commons were given advanced warning of the measures that will be taken against the poor and the vulnerable. New, lower caps will be placed on social welfare designed to further victimise young people and the unemployed. Zero-hour contracts and other methods of labour exploitation will increasingly be used…
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