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The Great Enabler

Westminster appears to be entirely comfortable with a tariff-free deal with a country whose standards – chemicals harmful to bees and aquatic ecosystems, the use of paraquat, no review period whatsoever for pesticides – fall way short of our own.

Beyond The Pale

The problem for Scotland – and indeed for liberal minded people across the UK – isn’t necessarily Johnson but a system so fundamentally broken that it actually allows someone so unsuitable to become Prime Minister.