Do you know what the term ‘useful idiot’ means?
Basically in political jargon, a useful idiot is a person perceived as a propagandist for a cause whose goals they are not fully aware of, and who is used cynically by the leaders of the cause.
It seems that a number of ‘useful idiots’ have managed to get together under the title of
‘business community’ and decided to back a separate immigration policy for Scotland.
Firstly, this idea will never happen, and second free movement of people has cause
Europe to tether on
the brink of political and social disaster. Secondly freedom of movement doesn’t
help low skilled workers at the bottom of society; it creates ghettos and makes
working conditions and pay worse.
One of the realities of a different immigration policy would be that there would be a need for a hard border between
Scotland and England; however the chief
executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Liz Cameron doesn’t believe so.
Cameron by all accounts is a big fan of Europe and in particular Italy, she is
also standing down as a Labour Councillor in May’s election.
One could ask is Liz Cameron sucking up to what could be a possible incoming SNP administration and by doing so keeping the Scottish Chambers of Commerce relevant, one thing she is presumably by default is undermining the Labour Party.
You cannot have a different EU immigration policy for Scotland, Westminster would not allow it, aside from the legal questions; the political reality is that Westminster cannot trust or work with the SNP Government. Time and time again, the SNP have shown this to be abundantly clear with
Liz Cameron said the business community is pressing the case for a separate deal on immigration which would allow freedom of movement to continue north of the border following Brexit.
This nonsense reminds me of the LSE paper on viewing
Europe as a series of city states.
Interesting about like Liz Cameron’s backing for a separate immigration policy for
something which will never make it pass the discussion stage. This would be
dismissed out of hand by the Prime Minister without a second thought. There
will be no mini EU allowed to operate in the United Kingdom.
Cameron told BBC Radio
Scotland's Good Morning Scotland
"I have heard that it is not practical and too complicated. We don't accept that. I believe that there could be put in place an effective and efficient process, and management of that which would not necessitate putting in border controls between
Scotland and the rest of the
To me this stinks of a badly thought-out manoeuvre which as I mentioned is floated by ‘useful idiots’ to do the dirty work of the SNP, so they can turn round and say they are responding to the business community of Scotland. Control of immigration is one of the key demands contained in the Scottish Government's Brexit proposals which have already been rejected.
The SNP wants
Scotland to remain in the European
single market through membership of the European Economic Area as a way to help
them put a case for fast tracking into EU membership, so if they get
independence, they plan to ditch a Scottish currency in favour of the Euro and
access to their Central Bank.
Scottish independence would be a rather short affair for Nationalists as they see Nicola Sturgeon or whoever is the leader deliberately handover
sovereignty to unelected Brussels
And get this through your head; they will do so without a referendum, by claiming that a Holyrood election has given them a mandate. The Scottish National Party doesn’t believe in democracy or the ‘will of the people’ unless it suits their agenda.
would become a bankrupt country like Greece, while the SNP ruling party
live a life of luxury at taxpayers’ expense.
SNP MSP Joan McAlpine said:
"The Tories' rhetoric on the prospect of a hard border and the claim that a separate deal on freedom of movement for
Scotland isn't feasible is just not
washing with anybody anymore. The SNP Government will continue to call for
tailored immigration powers to match Scotland's demographic needs -
because it will be our businesses, universities and research facilities that
miss out on talent, and our economy that falls behind."
Notice the clever use of language, the SNP claim to want “tailored immigration powers” to match
demographic needs; this is to lull their working class supporters and the
people of Scotland
into a false sense of security. Under the SNP, they would use immigration two
fold a migrant highway into the United
Kingdom and as a way of boosting the voting
population by promising automatic citizenship if there is ever a successful
Scottish independence vote.
Finally, I wonder what Scottish Labour will think of Liz Cameron’s call for a separate immigration policy for
Scotland; will they recognise that
Cameron by default is effectively siding with the SNP?
I guess the saying 'no fool like an old fool' applies in this scenario.
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