So we have had President Obama and Carl Bildt, the Swedish foreign minister, expressing concerns about Scottish Independence. We needn’t be that concerned. The whole charade was staged. That’s how international diplomacy works; you call in favours, make deals and scratch backs as and when required.
It was intended as a distraction. Better Together are struggling and they needed a breathing space to regroup and refocus.
There are, of course, many, many matters that Better Together would rather the Scottish people forget about, one of which is Child Poverty levels in Scotland. An unacceptable level of 1 in 5 children in Scotland live in Poverty and Scottish Labour created and perpetuates the problem.
Save the Children has also identified Scotland as having a problem with Child Poverty.
The Guardian ran a story on this in 2012, with an interactive map.
Surprise, surprise; the constituencies in Scotland where there are the…
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